USPS LiteBlue is a U.S. government website designed to function as an employee communications platform for employees of the United States Postal Service. It contains a wealth of information about career development, recognition, products, revenue and service performance.
To log onto the LiteBlue website, employees of the USPS must provide their employee ID numbers and their personal Self Service Password (SSP). The employee ID shows up on the top of all earnings statements. Employees can set up their Self Service Password through a secondary government application. Anyone who gains unauthorized access to the LiteBlue website may face administrative action and civil or criminal prosecution.Learn More
As of April 2014, a letter sent from the United States to Japan via First-Class Mail requires $1.15 in postage, per United States Postal Service. Three First-Class Mail stamps or Forever stamps, which currently cost $0.49 each, cover the cost.Full Answer >
The United States Postal Service does not require a return address on most pieces of First-Class Mail. Several exceptions to this postal rule exist, however. Most of these apply to official mail, registered letters and all packages sent via Priority or Express Mail.Full Answer >
The cost of mailing a letter weighing up to an ounce in the United States was 10 cents from March 2, 1974 through Dec. 31, 1975, according to the United States Postal Service. Postcards required 10 cents of postage from May 29, 1978 to March 22, 1981.Full Answer >
As of October 2014, the postage rate to mail a first-class, letter-size envelope through the United States Postal Service is 49 cents for the first ounce. For large first-class envelopes, the rate is 98 cents for the first ounce. Each additional ounce per envelop costs 21 cents. The USPS charges a penalty of 21 cents if the post office scanner cannot scan the envelope.Full Answer >