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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||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|
|2018||Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution||09/28/2018||SAT-AR-18-002||$0||In-Resolution||R - 1-- Work with Congress to develop legislative changes that would result in the Postal Inspection Service being authorized to open and inspect domestic packages suspected of containing illicit drugs.||Disagree|
|2018||Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution||09/28/2018||SAT-AR-18-002||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Designate an officer to consolidate existing efforts and lead the implementation of a unified, comprehensive organizational strategy to combat the role of the postal network in facilitating illicit drug distribution.||Disagree|
|2019||Addressing the Diverse Needs and Wants of Rural American: Opportunities for the U.S. Postal Service||09/16/2019||RISC-WP-19-009||$0||Open||R - 4-- Vice President, Delivery and Retail Operations, to develop actionable metrics to identify underutilized large PO boxes in rural areas and create a plan to convert some of those boxes into parcel lockers as appropriate||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division||09/19/2019||OV-AR-19-004||$0||Open||R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service New York Division||09/19/2019||OV-AR-19-004||$0||Open||R - 5-- Update policy to require undercover operation approvals be stored in the Case Management System.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 3-- Provide refresher case management training to all team leaders and inspectors regarding investigative documentation requirements and proper case closure procedures, according to policies.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$14,437,650||Open||R - 1-- Ensure investigative documentation requirements are consistent throughout the policies and include periodic reviews of investigative documentation.||Agree|