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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|
|2019||Management Operating Data System (MODS) Errors and Adjustments||04/03/2019||CP-AR-19-001||$0||Open||R - 4-- Develop a mechanism for improved communications among headquarters, area, and local personnel on Management Operating Data System (MODS) requirements and updates, to include (1) a more centralized approach for information dissemination, (2) the development of a mandatory orientation program for new MODS coordinators, and (3) annual MODS training for all area and local coordinators as well as facility employees and supervisors.||Agree|
|2019||Management Operating Data System (MODS) Errors and Adjustments||04/03/2019||CP-AR-19-001||$0||Open||R - 5-- Establish an official closing period for the Management Operating Data System (MODS) and develop controls in MODS to prevent workhour adjustments after the closeout period without required approvals.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 5-- Reiterate to team leaders, in a formal communication, Case Management Reporting Requirements, related to documenting claimed arrests made by other law enforcement personnel.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 1-- Provide refresher training to team leaders regarding investigative documentation requirements and proper case closure procedures.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the Closed Case File checklist and the Compliance Self-Assessment and Domicile Review Program to reconcile with case management documentation requirements.||Agree|
|2019||Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities||05/06/2019||SM-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement an action plan to address structural recommendations at the Indianapolis Processing and Distribution Center, including a timeline for completing items.||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 - 3-- Update the appropriate supervisory policy to provide clear guidelines for supervisors who are informed that an employee is taking prescription drugs that could impair their mental or physical abilities and develop related annual training for supervisors.||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|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$358,305,479||Open||R - 1-- Evaluate and test the updated Function 1 Scheduler results on a periodic basis to ensure proper implementation of position bid assignments and accurate complement levels, and make adjustments as necessary.||Agree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$0||Open||R - 2-- Issue supplemental guidance on management oversight to reduce unauthorized overtime, ensure compliance with overtime policy to reduce grievances, and increase employee availability.||Agree|