Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

June 17, 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)



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. 



APWU Members Receive Jobs With Justice Award for Stop Staples Victory!

On June 13, APWU members received the 2017 Jobs With Justice Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award 

for the victorious Stop Staples campaign.



National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Clerks in POStPlan Offices

On June 14, the APWU and the Postal Service reached an agreement resolving a Step 4 National Dispute 

that career Clerk Craft employees assigned to a POStPlan office are entitled to a uniform allowance.



APWU Wins Another National Level Arbitration Award

The APWU scores another victory today, defending postal employees in the union’s bargaining unit. 

Arbitrator Goldberg issued an award in a national-level case over what remedy was due for the 

Postal Service’s failure to staff ‘POStPlan’ offices following an original award on September 5, 2014 

and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) negotiated afterward.



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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