Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

September 17, 2017

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday October 1, 2017 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread August 10, 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)


2017 NWIAL Scholarship Winners (PDF)


Proposed NWIAL Constitution Change on Human Relations Dir. (PDF)



Support Postal Employees Impacted by Irma

Just as recovery has barely begun from Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma delivered a second punch, 

leaving in its trail devastation that affects postal workers in the Caribbean, Florida and many parts of the south.

 It will be a long road to recovery for her victims.



Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People

Postal workers know first-hand that union jobs are good jobs. Unions help workers join together and bargain 

with their employer for better wages, benefits and working conditions.



'In Our Hands is Placed a Power...'

There are many daunting challenges on the horizon that demand our attention and action as postal workers.



2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

The APWU and the USPS recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), RE: Peak Season Exception Periods – 2017 Date Changes, 

modifying the Peak Season (Holiday Season) Exception period for 2017 to “ensure adequate coverage” and “accommodate customer service.”



2018 Contract Campaign and Slogan Contest!

The APWU’s national headquarters is gearing up for the upcoming 2018 Contract Campaign!



Let Your Member of Congress Know How You 

Really Feel About the 2018 Budget

Members of Congress are home for a couple weeks during their summer recess. 

We are asking you to reach out to your Representative and urge them to reject the proposed federal budget!




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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