PostalEASE LiteBlue is coming to the Internet!! The USPS announced November 12, 2004 that employees now have access to limited portions of the Intranet via liteblue. While as of the announcement date access to PostalEASE LiteBlue is not yet available, it’s coming soon!
Check out your new home access to liteblue. All you need is your Employee ID Number and your PostalEASE PIN. When available, PostalEASE will be under the “My Life” tab. Until then, you can still access PostalEASE via the Blue Page on the Intranet as follows.
For postal employees who have access to the Postal Intranet, or in larger postal facilities have access to an Employee Kiosk, you have the option of accessing and making changes to your PostalEASE LiteBlue account on the web. To do this, login to the “Blue Page” and click on the tab titled “My Life.”
Under “Essential Links” on the left side of the page look down the column about 2/3 to the PostalEASE LiteBlue link. At the login page enter your Employee ID Number and PostalEase PIN. The PIN is the same PIN you use when using the telephone. From there just follow the links and instructions to complete any requests or changes to your benefits, direct deposit, personal information or change your PIN..
Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 by admin.
PostalEase - Manage Your Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Enrollment
The USPS PostalEASE telephone system and web site provide a convenient, confidential, and secure way for USPS employees to newly enroll, change current enrollment, or cancel enrollment in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. If you have access to USPS PostalEASE on the Internet ( liteblue.usps.gov ), at an Employee Self-Service Kiosk (available in some facilities), or on the Intranet (from the Blue page), using these may be easier than using the telephone.
Through USPS PostalEASE you may:
- Make a change to your current enrollment during FEHB Open Season (November 14, 2011 – December 13, 2011, 5 p.m. Central Time).
- Make an election as a new employee within 60 days of your date of hire.
- Enter your dependents’ information. Please be advised that family member information that is entered in USPS PostalEASE is NOT transmitted to health plans unless there is an enrollment change; specifically, a change from Self Only to Self and Family or from one health plan or option to another.
- To confirm coverage and to add newly eligible children to your Self and Family enrollment you MUST contact your health plan directly.
If you experience a qualifying life event as defined in the Table of Permissible Changes located in the 2012 Guide to Benefits — RI 70-2A for career APWU employees, RI 70-2EX for Postal Career Executive Service (PCES) employees, RI 70-2IN for career U.S. Postal Inspectors and Office of the Inspector General employees, or RI 70-8PS for noncareer USPS employees located at the link below, and you want to newly enroll, change your enrollment, cancel, or reduce your coverage, you must contact the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) for assistance as instructed in the next paragraph. ” PostalEase ”
You may contact the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) for assistance if:
- you are deaf or hard of hearing, or
- you cannot use the telephone, Internet, Employee Self Service kiosk or Intranet for a medical reason, or
- you receive a message in USPS PostalEASE directing you to contact the HRSSC when attempting to make a change
Just call the Employee Service Line at 1-877-477-3273. When prompted, select 5 for the HRSSC. Then select Benefits to speak with a representative who will assist you.
To reach the HRSSC using TTY, call 1-866-260-7507. Leave your name and email address or phone number where you can be reached along with a message indicating your call is regarding a USPS PostalEASE related issue.” PostalEase ”
If you are not making any changes to your current FEHB enrollment, then you do not need to do anything. Further information on the use of USPS PostalEASE is found in the U.S. Postal Service 2012 Guides to Benefits.
Posted on 10. Feb, 2013 by admin.
Effective September 2004 PostalEASE now requires your 8 digit Employee Number. Locate it on your pay stub. Your PIN remains the same.
PostalEASE is the Postal Service’s telephone enrollment system that has been used by career employees primarily for Thrift Savings Plan or (TSP) transactions. Recently it has been expanded to include many other Employee Payroll and Benefit management options.On thePayroll side, you can add, cancel or change your allotments as well as your payroll net-to-bank(Direct Deposit) choices. You and transfer earnings to as many as three financial institutions, (two for allotments and one for a net to bank). These can include banks, savings and loans and credit unions. As a result of this option, your personnel office will no longer accept form PS 1199- A Direct Deposit.To do this you will need to locate the routing number for your financial institution and the account number you want funds transferred from or to, usually on the bottom of your checks or deposit slips.
If unsure, obtain the necessary information (both the financial institution routing number and the account number you want earnings transferred to) by calling your financial institution; you may then quickly make necessary net-to-bank changes via PostalEASE. Also on the payroll side, you can manage your e-Travel net-to-bank options, make changes to your Federal W-4, add, cancel or change your Savings Bond options, and view up to 15 years of your earnings W-2or request a reprint mailed to you.PostalEASE On the Benefits side, you can use PostalEASE to enroll or change FEHB options except for special life event changes that must receive special authorization.
You may enroll, change or cancel your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) benefit, add, change or delete TSP Catch-Up Contributions if eligible, enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and, if eligible, request an Annual Leave Exchange. This is a lump sum received in lieu of advanced annual leave at the beginning of the next year. Requests for these benefits usually must be made during the Open Season for the benefit in question. Be sure to verify your Open Season dates.It is important to note that you may only enroll, change or cancel your withholding for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).Postal Eaase
To make interfund transfer requests, change your TSP investment options, request or check the status of TSP loans, request withdrawals or view your Participant Statement you need to access your account at the Thrift Savings Plan Website.Postal EASE – When you use PostalEASE, you will be given a Confirmation Number at the end of all transactions for your records. The actions requested are not confirmed and will not take place until you are given the confirmation number. Be sure to write it down with the details of the request and keep it in a safe location.
Posted on 12. Jan, 2013 by admin.
PostalEASE is now available on the internet through the USPS portal of LiteBlue: LiteBlue.USPS.Gov.
You will need your Employee Identification Number and your USPS Personal Identification Number (PIN) to access this liteblue system.
Call PostalEASE toll-free at 1-877-4PS-EASE (1-877-477-3273)
PostalEase is the U.S. Postal Service’s telephone enrollment system for Thrift Savings Plan transactions, Direct Deposit/allotments and more.
Have the following information ready when calling PostalEASE:
- Your Social Security Number (SSN)
- Your Personal Identification Number (PIN). If you don’t know your PIN, call PostalEASE and follow the prompts to request that your PIN be mailed to your address of record. (This takes 10 days or less.)
Use PostalEASE to:
(a) begin contributing to TSP,
(b) change your current TSP contibution percentage or dollar amount, or
(c) cancel (stop) your current TSP contributions.
Note: (a) and (b) may only be done during TSP open seasons, which are publicized.
If using PostalEASE for your allotment/net to bank options, please have the following additional information ready:
- Your 9 digit Financial Institution Routing Number (obtain from your financial institution)
- Your Account Number and type of account
After completing your transaction you will hear your confirmation number, when your choices will be processed, and when your choices will be reflected in your paycheck. Record this information for your reference.
Posted on 01. Jan, 2013 by admin.
You’ll need your own Employee Identification Number along with the USPS PIN Number that is the same with the one that you use for electronic bidding. All new workers or employees will need have their own Postal EASE PIN Number mailed to them. Be on the look out for this mailing and keep the letter in a safe place.
If you call Postal EASE and cannot remember your USPS PIN, simply pause when the system asks you to enter your PIN. You will be given a choice to have your USPS PIN mailed to your address of record.
The PostalEase PIN number is different from your TSP PIN number.
Call PostalEASE toll-free at
Should you have any trouble using Postal EASE, or if you are unable to use the telephone because you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have some other medical reason, you may contact your local personnel office for assistance.
Personal Identification Numbers (PIN)
If you do not know your PIN number call Postal EASE at 1-877-477-3273
Listen to all of the options. #1 should be to access Postal EASE. Press 1
Listen to all of the options. Press in your Employee ID Number.
Listen to all of the options. #2 should be “if you do not know your PIN #.” Press 2
It will tell you that a PIN number will be mailed to your address of record.
You can now hang up. There will be no confirmation number given for this action.
Your PIN number will be sent to you in seven to 10 days.
Keep it in a safe place. You will need it from time to time.
To Change your PIN number
You must already have a PIN number to change it to something else. Call PostalEase. Listen to all of the options. #3 should be to change your PIN number. Press 3
You will be told to enter your Employee ID Number. Then you will be told to enter your four digit personal identification number (PIN) number, that would be the PIN number mailed to you or the one your currently use.. Follow the instructions to change your PIN number. Be sure you remember the new number. If you forget, you must call for a new PIN number again.