Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

April 22, 2015

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday May 3, 2015 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread April 9, 2015, 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 2014 Election Results (PDF)



Picket at Carol Stream P&DC November 14, 2014

(Click here for more pictures)



As Contract Deadline Nears, Union Gears Up for Action

With the Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire in one month, 

APWU negotiators – and members – are preparing to turn up the heat!



Rally, March Storm Downtown DC to Protest Secret Trade Deal

More than a thousand activists marched through the streets of Washington, DC, on April 20, 

demanding that legislators, ‘Don’t Trade Our Future,’ and stop the “fast tracking” of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). 



Deceptive Study Financed by UPS

A recent “study” by a Harvard-educated economist asserting the Postal Service has 

an “unfair competitive advantage” over private-sector delivery companies has garnered a lot of attention in recent days.



Setting the Record Straight

Three in-depth flyers and a brochure just published by the APWU dispel 

common misconceptions about the Postal Service. 



APWU President Reports on Negotiations

APWU President Mark Dimondstein presents an update for union members on contract 

negotiations. The bargaining report is available to APWU members only.




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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