Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

March 24, 2017

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday April 9, 2017 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread March 8, 2017 & March 14 , 2017, click Floorspread below   Update Local Line February 2017....     


Northwest Illinois Area Local 7140

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

194 West Lake Street                         Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Phone:   (630) 833-0088                                                                Fax:   (630) 833-0248

Toll Free: 1-877-472-0140


Carol Stream P&DC                               Palatine P&DC                           Chicago Metro L&DC
 (630) 260-5169                             (847) 590-6627                            (847) 595-7369







NWIAL's Legislative Report

By Doreene Motley


2017 Bid Posting Schedule


Great Lakes Area Order Bids Reverted (PDF)


It's Election Time

by Arlene Thomas-Benford


2017 NWIAL Candidates (PDF)


2017 NWIAL General Election Information (PDF)



Marjorie Stapleton Memorial Scholarship



2017 Leave Chart



Motor Vehicle Service PSE Salary Exception Agreement Reached

On March 10, the Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Postal Service that 

remedies the situation where Motor Vehicle Service Postal Support Employees (PSE) who had 

been granted a salary exception were converted to career status within the same craft but to a lower 

level and received a starting salary rate in accordance with 

the June 6, 2014 MOU Re: Resolution of Postal Support Employee (PSE) Salary Exception Issues,  and its April 3, 2015 addendum.



18th Biennial APWU POWER Convention is Aug 24-27

The 18th Biennial APWU Post Office Women for Equal Rights (POWER) Convention will take place 

Thursday, Aug. 24 through Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.



APWU Deaf/Hard of Hearing Conference is May 2

The 2017 APWU Deaf/Hard of Hearing Conference will be held in Washington, DC 

at Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University on May 2, 2017



Union Administration Trainings Scheduled

Union Administration Training for the Southern Region will take place from May 7 through May 13, 2017 

at the Hyatt Regency (253 Peachtree Street NE) in Atlanta, GA



NWIAL's Human Relations Report
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EARLY RETIREMENTS UPDATE                                     LiteBlue 
Home PC Access to PostalEASE)

FMLA CLASS ACTION                                   POSTAL REFORM

   ANTHRAX INFORMATION                                  UPDATE  INFO

OFFICERS                               FLOOR SPREAD (Newsletters)

DIRECTORS                                                             FMLA

STEWARDS                                       CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  CONSTITUTION                                           LOCAL LINE

 LMOU                                                         CONTRACT 

ASSOCIATE OFFICES                                   SEND MESSAGE


MUTUAL TRANSFER                                               NAME OR ADDRESS CHANGE

APWU FACTS                                         REAL FACTS ABOUT POSTAL SERVICE

PAY INFORMATION                                LINKS                   OTHER LOCAL LINKS


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The Northwest Illinois Area Local 7140 of the APWU represents more than 1,500 members in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, at Carol Stream P&DC IL, Palatine P&DC IL, and the Chicago Metro Surface Hub, and the following Associate Offices: Bellwood, Franklin Park, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Melrose Park, Mount Prospect, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Northbrook, River Grove, Winnetka, Glencoe, Glenview, Lake Forest, Golf, Techny, Wilmette, Wheaton and Winfield.

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