Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website


March 13, 2019

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday April 14, 2019 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread February 28, 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)



Management and Union Exchange Final Economic Proposals

On March 7, 2019, the APWU and United States Postal Service negotiators exchanged their 

final economic proposals as both sides continue their preparation for interest arbitration.




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

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



RI-399 Monetary Settlement Distribution

As previously reported, in 2018 the APWU, the National Postal Mail Handlers’ Union (NPMHU), 

and the USPS reached a tripartite agreement updating the RI-399 work jurisdiction process.



APWU National Executive Board Calls for the Secretary of Labor to Resign

On Friday, March 1 the APWU National Executive Board unanimously passed the following statement:

Alex Acosta is unfit to serve as Secretary of Labor.

Recently the Miami Herald produced a detailed and documented expose regarding 

the sexual abuse scandal of dozens of underage/teenage girls over many years by billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffery Epstein.



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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