Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

June 26, 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

E-mail:  nwial7140@yahoo.com

Carol Stream P&DC                               Palatine P&DC                           Chicago Metro L&DC
 (630) 260-5169                             (847) 590-6627                            (847) 595-7369

 

                                                    

                          

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NLRB Orders USPS to Release More Info on Staples Deal

In a major ruling in favor of the APWU issued on June 15, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) 

ordered the Postal Service to immediately provide the APWU uncensored copies of documents 

about the pilot program that established postal counters inside Staples stores – information the APWU first requested in 2013.

 

 

 

Ballot Placement Set for Election Of APWU National Officers

Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has certified the union members listed below as candidates for 

national union office by referendum balloting, as mandated by the APWU Constitution.

 

 

 

Deadline Nears for PSEs to Sign Up for Health Benefits

June 30 is deadline

Postal Support Employees (PSEs) represented by the APWU have until June 30, 2016, 

to enroll in health insurance through the USPS Health Benefits (USPSHB) Plan. Coverage will be effective on July 9, 2016.

 

 

At DNC Platform Committee, Dimondstein Offers Spirited Defense of Public Postal Service

APWU President Mark Dimondstein addressed the Democratic National Committee (DNC) 

Platform Committee on June 9, where he gave an impassioned defense of the public Postal Service and urged 

the committee to adopt specific pro-postal and pro-worker planks.

 

 

Check It Out: Updated Brochure

The brochure, Our U.S. Postal Service is Under Attack, tells union members and the public the truth 

about the Postal Service’s phony financial crisis, the threat of privatization, and the potential 

for expanded and enhanced postal services.

 

Click here to download a brochure or click here to order copies.

 

 

APWU Website 'De-Links' Local Websites During Union Election Period

The APWU national election period has begun, and in approximately five months, on Oct. 5, the counting of ballots will begin.

The rules for the election of APWU national officers, as prepared by the National Election Committee, 

appeared in the March/April issue of The American Postal Worker [PDF]. Other rules governing 

the conduct of union elections are promulgated by the Department of Labor.

 

 

 

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FMLA CLASS ACTION                                   POSTAL REFORM

   ANTHRAX INFORMATION                                  UPDATE  INFO

OFFICERS                               FLOOR SPREAD (Newsletters)

DIRECTORS                                                             FMLA

STEWARDS                                       CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  CONSTITUTION                                           LOCAL LINE

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ASSOCIATE OFFICES                                   SEND MESSAGE

FOR WINDOW CLERKS                           DIRECTIONS TO UNION OFFICE

MUTUAL TRANSFER                                               NAME OR ADDRESS CHANGE

APWU FACTS                                         REAL FACTS ABOUT POSTAL SERVICE

PAY INFORMATION                                LINKS                   OTHER LOCAL LINKS

HOW SECURE IS YOUR JOB       SCAB        LABOR HISTORY

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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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