Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website


February 5, 2019

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday February 10, 2019 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread January 22, 2019, click Floorspread below       


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





Rest In Peace

NWIAL Treasurer Alkesh Modi

(more pictures)




2018 Illinois Postal Workers Union State Convention Pictures

(Hosted by NWIAL #7140)






NWIAL Members Wear  "UNITED WE STAND" Shirts

(Click here to see pics)



The United States is in the midst of the longest government shutdown – 

with 800,000 government employees locked out of their jobs.



Statement from President Mark Dimondstein to APWU on Status of Collective Bargaining

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (Union Contract) between the American Postal Workers Union 

and the United States Postal Service initially expired on September 20, 2018.



Payment Checks for SRT Remedy to be Mailed in January

As part of the remedy settlement for the Postal Service’s violations regarding the 

Sales Retention Team (SRT) Pilot Program, the Postal Service is expected to be 

mailing settlement payments to previously identified eligible individuals by the end of January 2019. 



New Ad Against The Sale of the Public Postal Service

Watch the new advertisement below produced by the American Postal Workers Union 

and the National Association of Letter Carriers against the White House's proposal to sell the postal service to private corporations.


Click here for video:



Contract Negotiations Hotline Opened 

Call 866-412-8061 for Updates

The current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the American Postal Workers Union and 

the United States Postal Service expires at midnight September 20, 2018. The union entered the final 

10-day stretch of intense negotiations – including days of round-the-clock bargaining – on Sept. 10



NWIAL's Human Relations Report
(Airbourne Paper Fiber-Nuisance Dust or Killer?)

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                                                    LOCAL LINE

  CONSTITUTION                                  CONTRACT         

                                   LMOU                            DIRECTIONS TO UNION OFFICE                       

ASSOCIATE OFFICES                                   SEND MESSAGE 

                                                                                      FOR WINDOW CLERKS                           

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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