Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

May 20, 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)


More Headaches for Staples

The National Labor Relations Board hearing on the APWUís challenge to the dirty deal 

between Staples and the U.S. Postal Service resumed in Washington, DC, on May 18, 

with union President Mark Dimondstein testifying.



Convention Attendance Growing; New Hotel Added

The APWU has secured additional hotel accommodations for 

delegates to the unionís 23rd Biennial National Convention in Orlando, FL, in August, 

Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced.



Verizon Strikers, Allies Take Over Downtown DC

APWU Joins Picket Line

Verizon strikers and their allies took over downtown Washington, DC, on May 19, 

picketing in front of a Verizon store before marching to the White House.



The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

At a panel discussion sponsored by the National Press Club on May 13, APWU President Mark Dimondstein c

hampioned voting by mail, which would give more Americans access to the ballot box.


APWU Says Court 'Made the Right Call' in Staples/Office Depot Merger

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan made the right call today, 

upholding the Federal Trade Commission's decision to block a deeply flawed merger between Staples and Office Depot.


IT/AS Employees Ratify Extension of 2011 Agreement

While 200,000 APWU members across the country await an arbitratorís ruling on a new contract, 1,100 union members 

covered by the IT/AS contract voted to ratify a one-year extension of their 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, 

Support Services Director Steve Brooks has announced. The vote was 464 in favor, 33 against.



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.





NWIAL's Human Relations Report
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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                                       CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  CONSTITUTION                                           LOCAL LINE

 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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