The OIG makes recommendations to the United States Postal Service to correct deficiencies and encourage improvements in the safety, economy, efficiency, and management of the Department’s programs and operation.

Our report findings and conclusions explain the basis for the specific corrective actions we recommend. This Recommendation Dashboard provides more information than ever before about the current status of OIG recommendations, which we plan to update on a weekly basis.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- ensure employees processing or reviewing tort claims are trained prior to adjudicating claims and receive periodic refresher training on claim processing. Agree
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- reinforce to the tort claim coordinators the importance of recording accurate information in the Tort Claims System and updating the Tort Claims System with accurate data as additional information is obtained or actions are taken on the claim. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Determine a strategy regarding the allocation of the U.S. Postal Service Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employees Retirement System and Retiree Health Benefits Fund investments in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $421,952 Open R - 1 -- conduct periodic management review of the tort claims process to ensure tort claim coordinators are adjudicating claims in accordance with Handbook PO-702, Tort Claims. Agree
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- direct managers to ensure postal facilities are completing all required accident investigation forms and develop a checklist/guide to ensure District tort claim coordinators include all required documents and forms in the tort claim files. Agree
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 5 -- establish a second level approval of tort claim payments authorized by the tort claim coordinators. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $2,781,473,463 Open R - 2 -- Request approval from the Secretary of Treasury and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to redeem fixed-rate Treasury securities in the U.S. Postal Service retirement funds and invest proceeds and other fund inflows in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2019 No Sale Transactions - Dallas, TX, Mockingbird Finance Station 11/21/2018 FCS-FM-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate to unit management the requirements to report financial discrepancies greater than $100 to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, document count results, and file retail floor stock count documents locally. Agree
2019 Delayed Mail at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 11/21/2018 NO-AR-19-002 $231,575 Open R - 1 -- Update the RPG for the Denver P&DC to meet established clearance times and scheduled transportation and communicate the plan to employees. Agree
2019 Delayed Mail at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center 11/21/2018 NO-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a procedure to identify and report late arriving mail. Agree

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