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.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Numbersort descending Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 4 -- Monitor and determine reasonableness of units that conduct excessive stock counts and notify the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, when appropriate, to investigate potential fraud, waste, and abuse. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 5 -- Define in Handbook F-101, Field Accounting Procedures, how retail employees are held accountable for password sharing, and communicate it to all employees with retail responsibilities. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Periodically evaluate the effectiveness of the newly implemented procedures for excess and excludable stamp stock and implement additional changes, as necessary. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 2 -- Implement controls to require notifications and approvals for stamp stock orders that exceed authorized dollar and number limits. Agree
2019 Stamp Stock Accountability 08/20/2019 FT-AR-19-008 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a control to require management outside the unit’s stock accountability process to monitor that stock shipments are verified with a witness. Agree
2019 Salary and Wage Rate Retention 09/20/2019 FT-AR-19-009 $33,974,772 Open R - 1 -- Develop policies and procedures, including assignment of responsibilities, for documenting and retaining salary and wage rate retention information and monitoring continued eligibility. Agree
2019 Salary and Wage Rate Retention 09/20/2019 FT-AR-19-009 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop and implement a plan to periodically identify and address employees no longer eligible for salary and wage rate retention status. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish formal procedures to track and monitor contract driver security clearances to ensure drivers have the appropriate clearance and are re-screened, as required. This should include a process to notify appropriate management officials when security clearances have not been renewed. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts. Agree
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish a formal centralized system that allows for the tracking and monitoring of contract driver security clearances. Agree

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