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 Valuesort descending Status Recommendation Management Response
2021 U.S. Postal Service's Protection Against External Cyberattacks 08/31/2021 20-277-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Implement a consistent process to approve and update the access management system for all employees excluded from mandatory security awareness training and update information security policy to reflect the process. Agree
2021 Seamless Acceptance Mail Quality Processes 09/29/2021 21-098-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Determine if Nesting Sampling verification should be conducted at Detached Mail Units and, if so, reiterate the policy to personnel to ensure this verification is conducted. Agree
2021 Passport Application Acceptance Operations 08/09/2021 21-056-R21 $0 Open R - 3-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2022 Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations - Select Baltimore Units, Baltimore, MD 11/05/2021 21-194-R22 $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
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 2-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2021 Plant Load Agreements – New Jersey District 08/12/2021 21-049-R21 $0 Open R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2021 "As Needed" Highway Contract Routes 07/16/2021 21-022-R21 $0 Open R - 6-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2021 Property Condition Reviews – Center Ossipee, East Wakefield, and Conway Post Offices in New Hampshire 08/12/2021 21-187-R21 $0 Open R - 1-- Address all building maintenance and safety issues identified at the Center Ossipee, East Wakefield, and Conway post offices. Agree
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 4-- Implement a review process to ensure that district Human Resources officials are validating that Certificates of Completion are in employees’ electronic Official Personnel Folders. Agree
2021 Manual Mail Processing Efficiency 09/21/2021 21-131-R21 $0 Open R - 4-- Direct facility management to assign a “gatekeeper” within each manual operation to reduce the volume of mail being processed in manual operations that could be run on mail processing machines. Disagree

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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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