Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

February 11, 2016

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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






Picket at Carol Stream P&DC November 14, 2014

(Click here for more pictures)



APWU Members Celebrate Sanders’ Win in New Hampshire

Northeast Region Coordinator John Dirzius and Manchester (NH) Area Local member Janice Kelble
(with fist in the air) celebrate Bernie Sanders’ huge win in the New Hampshire primary on Feb. 9.


Missed the Town Hall Call? Listen to it Here

As the union makes final preparations for arbitration on a new contract, APWU members heard updates during 

two Telephone Town Hall calls with President Mark Dimondstein held Feb. 9. Questions submitted by

 union members were also addressed.


To listen to an audio recording of the call, click here. [Members only]



Union Members Bring Home the Bacon

Union members are bringing home a lot more bacon—on average $204 

more per week than their non-union counterparts.




Secret Document Exposes USPS Privatization Planning

A document unearthed in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reveals 

why the APWU is adamant that the Postal Service’s deal with Staples – and others like it – must be stopped.




Contract Arbitration Begins Feb. 17

On Opening Day, Wear a Solidarity Sticker

APWU members across the country will mark Feb. 17 – the opening day of 

arbitration for a new contract – with a show of solidarity.



Contract Arbitration to Begin Feb. 17

Arbitration hearings for a new APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the U.S. Postal Service will 

begin on Feb. 17, President Mark Dimondstein has announced



Clerk Craft Resolves Dispute on Scheme Requirements

The APWU and USPS reached agreement on disputes involving scheme requirements 

and dexterity qualifications, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced.





NWIAL's Human Relations Report
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EARLY RETIREMENTS UPDATE                                     LiteBlue 
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FMLA CLASS ACTION                                   POSTAL REFORM

   ANTHRAX INFORMATION                                  UPDATE  INFO

OFFICERS                               FLOOR SPREAD (Newsletters)

DIRECTORS                                                             FMLA

STEWARDS                                       CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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 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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