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.

*The Open Recommendations Financial Value does not include amounts that were not publicly released due to concerns about information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.*

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2021 Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash - High Shoals, NC, Post Office 10/07/2020 20-280-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Reiterate the policies and procedures to the Administrative Post Office postmaster to monitor the authorized stamp stock limit, cash, and other accountable items at the High Shoals Post Office Agree
2021 Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash - High Shoals, NC, Post Office 10/07/2020 20-280-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Provide training to the Administrative Post Office postmaster and staff at the High Shoals Post Office on conducting and recording accountability examinations. Agree
2021 Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash - High Shoals, NC, Post Office 10/07/2020 20-280-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Reiterate to the Administrative Post Office postmaster and staff at the High Shoals Post Office policy and procedures over the daily close out process, stamp stock shipment documentation, protection of Single Drawer Accountability keys, safe combinations, and individual passwords. Agree
2021 Management Alert - Property Condition Issues at Spring Garden Station 10/02/2020 20-293-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Address all building maintenance and safety issues identified. Agree
2021 Management Alert - Property Condition Issues at Spring Garden Station 10/02/2020 20-293-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Ensure fire inspections are performed annually. Agree
2021 Management Alert - Property Condition Issues at Spring Garden Station 10/02/2020 20-293-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Ensure housekeeping, safety & health, fire, and program evaluation guide inspections are performed and documented as required. Agree
2021 Automated Delivery Unit Sorter Cost Savings 10/01/2020 20-095-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Ensure the Decision Analysis Report (DAR) savings estimates for future Automated Delivery Unit Sorter (ADUS) machine purchases include workhours for all anticipated operations, including bundles and outgoing package processing, and for those machines that use a high number of bins and sacks. Disagree
2021 Automated Delivery Unit Sorter Cost Savings 10/01/2020 20-095-R21 $0 Open R - 2-- Ensure staffing on ADUS machines remain within the parameters outlined in the DAR or as determined by management. Disagree
2020 Relocation Benefits Program 09/30/2020 20-126-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Coordinate with the relocation management firm to establish full, unlimited access for appropriate Postal Service personnel to all relocation documentation in the relocation management firm’s database. Agree
2020 Payments to Injured Employees 09/30/2020 20-156-R20 $15,696,140 Open R - 3-- Reiterate to supervisors the requirement to timely communicate to Injury Compensation Specialists when injured employees return to work or experience a change in Loss Wage Earning Capacity status; and record workers’ compensation leave without pay hours. Agree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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