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 Statussort descending Recommendation Management Response
2022 Postal Service Knowledge Continuity 05/27/2022 21-255-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Update Management Instruction, EL-384-2014-1, Corporate Succession Planning, to reflect current agency systems and standards, and establish a schedule to review on a regular basis. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $0 Open R - 4-- Review and update existing policies and procedures on the Recognition and Awards Program audit process to ensure the appropriate audit is conducted for the expected program outcomes. Agree
2022 Postal Service Knowledge Continuity 05/27/2022 21-255-R22 $0 Open R - 3-- Enhance the process to measure the success of leadership development courses after completion. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $10,255,694 Open R - 3-- Develop and communicate examples of what is considered a commendable justification for recognition and awards to all applicable staff responsible for recognition and awards activity and (b) reiterate and train all applicable staff on the requirement “to use appropriate review and control procedures to identify the superior work of individuals, programs, and operational areas.” Agree
2022 Supplier Qualification 05/27/2022 21-264-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Update Supplying Principles & Practices to require contracting officers to identify key personnel by name and labor category and document qualification approval in the contract file at contract award and when issuing modifications of key personnel substitutions. Agree
2022 San Francisco International Service Center Closure 05/13/2022 21-267-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Timely communicate their final retail decision to customers and adhere to applicable customer comment requirements. Agree
2022 Postal Service Knowledge Continuity 05/27/2022 21-255-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Establish and issue guidance to management within each functional area for consistency when developing and identifying top performing non-executive employees. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service’s Recognition and Awards Program 05/20/2022 21-263-R22 $483,133 Open R - 2-- Develop a process to identify and follow up on improper awards to ensure that controls are working as designed and employees cannot circumvent controls. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service's Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management 05/19/2022 21-235-R22 $0 Open R - 2-- Consider the opportunities for improvement discussed in the report and identify actions to further develop the Enterprise Risk Management program. Agree
2022 U.S. Postal Service's Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management 05/19/2022 21-235-R22 $0 Open R - 1-- Review and update the ERM Operating Charter to reflect the current needs of the organization and implement the revised charter. Agree

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