Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

July 15, 2017

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday August 13, 2017 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread April 25, 2017, 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)                  Funeral (PDF)


NWIAL's Legislative Report

By Doreene Motley


2017 Bid Posting Schedule

(Carol Stream P&DC)


2017 NWIAL Scholarship

(Deadline August 13, 2017)



Join the APWU in a Day of Action on July 18th 

to Fight the White Houses Budget Proposal

Speak Up to Protect Your Job and Your Retirement!

APWU is leading the charge against these cuts as part of the Federal-Postal Coalition in a 

Day of Action on Tuesday, July 18. Next Tuesday, tens of thousands of current and 

former federal employees are planning to call their representatives in Congress, to speak out against parts 

of the White House budget that hurt federal workers and retirees.



Maintenance Defines Custodial Staffing in POStPlan Clusters

On June 30, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a national award for Case No. Q10T-4Q-C 15206030 

concerning custodial staffing in POStPlan office clusters (a group of postal facilities consisting 

of at least one Remotely Managed Post Office [RMPO] directly reporting to the postmaster 

located at the Administrative Post Office [APO]).



JCIM is Available

Order Yours Today



Leave and Overtime Benefits Secured for ET-11s

APWU Maintenance Division and USPS resolved two national disputes, Q15T-4Q-C 17340522 

and Q15T -4Q-C 17340479, as well as  a National Labor Relations Board charge, 

concerning the wages, hours and working conditions of a small but united occupational group, 

Electronic Technicians Level 11 (ET-11s) - better known as National Support Technicians.



APWU and Mail Handlers Union Send a United Message to 

PMG Brennan Denouncing Wholesale and Massive Job Cuts.

On June 21, the APWU and National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) sent a joint letter 

to Postmaster General Megan Brennan chastising her administrations wholesale and massive job cuts.



Arbitrator Das Solidifies Administrative Leave for Caucus Voting

Arbitrator Shyam Das issued a national award in the arbitration between the United States Postal Service (USPS) 

and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), with APWU and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) as intervenors.



APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Throughout the country, the Postal Service has launched an all-out assault 

on our jobs and is blatantly violating the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in their staffing of post offices. 



8th 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.




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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