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 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 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a requirement and formal process for divisions to periodically inventory and track ammunition. Agree
2019 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to ensure inventory and tracking of O keys is conducted by responsible personnel as required. Agree
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Incorporate a review process at the Human Resources Shared Service Center to ensure that all candidates with criminal hits have supporting approval certifications prior to moving them to the next step in the hiring process. Agree
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Incorporate controls to enhance visibility in tracking and monitoring of National Agency Check with Inquiries investigations. 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
2019 Nationwide Employee Background Screening 08/22/2019 HR-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 5 -- Establish a formal policy designating the authority to make final suitability determinations for employees with unfavorable National Agency Check with Inquiries results, that includes a requirement to document the decision. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Require users to change passwords for all administrative accounts at least every 30 days and for all non-administrative accounts at least every 90 days for the mail imaging systems. Agree
2016 Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems 01/14/2016 IT-AR-16-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Require passwords for all mail imaging systems accounts in accordance with Handbook AS-805. 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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