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 Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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
2020 Workers' Compensation Program Cost Containment Activities 08/06/2020 19-031-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Evaluate workers’ compensation cost containment options based on private sector practices and determine a strategy forward. Agree
2020 Recovery for Private Party Damage to Postal Service Vehicles 09/10/2020 20-177-R20 $0 Open R - 5-- Reinforce the importance of recording accurate and updated information in the Tort Claims System. Agree
2020 District’s Stamp Stock Shipments’ Claims for Losses 09/03/2020 20-249-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- In coordination with Stamp Fulfillment Services, require notification be sent to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General for any lost stamp shipments for commercial customers. Agree
2020 National Operational Assessment - Customer Service and Delivery Operations 12/12/2019 19RG002DR000-R20 $0 Open R - 4-- Implement a policy to conduct a physical inventory of Mobile Delivery Devices and maintain inventory results. Agree
2020 Professional Services Contract Rates 08/20/2020 20-143-R20 $11,163,153 Open R - 1-- Compete the contract at the end of the current performance period and negotiate labor rates considering the General Services Administration Schedule. Disagree
2020 Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities 03/18/2020 19SMG011HR000-R20 $0 Open R - 3-- Implement an oversight process to ensure district offices regularly monitor and maintain authorized first-line supervisor positions. Agree
2020 Security Assessment of a U.S. Postal Service Information Technology Application 08/11/2020 19-018-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2020 In Office Cost System Sampling Processes 05/22/2020 19-032-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- Reiterate the verification policy and enhance the IOCS data entry system to indicate the verification of sampled employees work status in advance. Agree
2020 Relocation Benefits Program 09/30/2020 20-126-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- Implement processes and procedures to monitor the relocation management firm’s execution of contractual and policy requirements. 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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