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 Recommendationsort descending Management Response
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
2016 Postal Service's Handling of Office of Workers Compensation Claim Forms 04/07/2016 HR-AR-16-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a more comprehensive electronic claims process to ensure claims forms are completed accurately and timely. Agree
2019 U.S. Postal Service Processing Network Optimization 09/09/2019 NO-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a plan to reduce costs and increase the number of plant managers meeting their total operating expense goal. Agree
2019 Costing Best Practices 09/17/2019 CP-AR-19-004 $0 In-Resolution R - 1-- Develop a plan with milestones to implement a modern costing system using enhanced technologies in an effort to incorporate real-time, granular data for product cost attribution. Disagree
2019 National Security Clearance Program 06/18/2019 OV-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a process to ensure Position Designation Surveys are completed and maintained before initiating a national security clearance investigation. Agree
2019 Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program 06/06/2019 SAT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a quarterly data analysis process to monitor opioid prescription data trends in the workers compensation program. Agree
2017 Postal Inspection Service Consumer Fraud Fund 05/04/2017 HR-AR-17-006 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop a requirement to evaluate the effectiveness of Consumer Fraud Fund expenditures using measurable performance goals. Agree
2020 Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO 12/18/2019 20-078-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop an action plan to ensure all mail is being delivered in a timely manner. Agree
2020 Custodial Workhours 10/24/2019 19SMG006HR000-R20 $81,319,892 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement a strategy to address hiring and staffing challenges for custodial positions at facilities subject to the Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union, re: Maintenance Series-47 Transmittal Letter-5 Implementation and Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employee Conversions, signed July 9, 2014. Disagree
2019 Postal Service Management of End of Life Devices 09/16/2019 IT-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 1-- Develop and implement an End-of-Life policy to manage all network devices. Agree

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