Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

July 23, 2014

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday August 10, 2014 at 2:30PM (July 13 - Cancelled)............Updated Floorspread July 9, 2014, 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





Floorspread February 2014 

By NWIAL 601 Clerk Craft Director, Calvin Taylor


NWIAL Scholarschip 2014 (Due August 10, 2014)


NWIAL 2014 Election Results (PDF)



Delegates Take It to the Streets

The U.S. Mail Is Not for Sale

Thousands of convention delegates and postal supporters, including leaders 

of the Chicago Teachers Union, protested the privatization of the USPS at a Staples store in the Chicago Loop on Tuesday.



Dump the Postmaster General!

After noting that some have called Postmaster General Patrick Donahoes actions criminal, and 

a clear violation of the law that created and maintains the Postal Service as a fundamental right 

of the people, APWU President Mark Dimondstein called the PMG Wall Streets Trojan Horse, the privatizer from within.



AFT Strikes Fear in the Heart of Staples CEO

Staples, USPS Use Trickery to Try to Derail Boycott

When the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) voted to join the Dont Buy Staples movement on July 12,

 it struck fear into the hearts of Staples bosses and USPS management. 




Updated Computer Program Goes Live July 22

Will Help Create Good Schedules and Conversions

A highly-anticipated computer program Version 2 of the Maximization Duty 

Assignment Tool (MDAT) will launch on Tuesday, July 22.

Maintenance Craft Settles Dispute on Custodial Staffing; Will Convert More Than 3,150 PSEs

The APWU and USPS signed a major settlement July 9 that resolves a long-standing dispute over 

custodial staffing and results in the conversion to career of all Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employees, 

Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has announced.


You Can Do It Online - We'll Mail It In

Send a Postcard to Staples CEO

With momentum building for the Dont Buy Staples campaign, the APWU 

wants to make sure Staples CEO Ronald Sargent gets the message.


The union is asking supporters to sign a postcard addressed to Staples 

CEO Ronald L. Sargent, telling him that until his stores staff their postal counters with USPS employees, 

they will take their business elsewhere.



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                                       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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