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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|
|2018||Postal Service’s Limited Duty and Rehabilitation Programs Return to Work Processes in the Southern and Pacific Areas||03/01/2018||HR-AR-18-003||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- Assess if the staffing to caseload ratio aligns with requirements established by management||Disagree|
|2018||Postal Service’s Limited Duty and Rehabilitation Programs Return to Work Processes in the Southern and Pacific Areas||03/01/2018||HR-AR-18-003||$0||In-Resolution||R - 4-- Assess the feasibility of implementing an automated or other solution to promote process efficiency and satisfy the special job bank requirement.||Disagree|
|2018||Mail Processing Facilities Staffing||03/30/2018||NO-AR-18-004||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- implement and document the Verification, Validation, and Accreditation process for the Function 1 Scheduler.||Disagree|
|2018||Export Controls for Outbound Mail at International Service Centers||09/28/2018||FT-AR-18-009||$0||In-Resolution||R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Disagree|
|2018||Accuracy of Grievances in the Grievance Arbitration Tracking System - Houston District||09/11/2018||HR-AR-18-009||$0||In-Resolution||R - 1-- Modify the Time and Attendance Collection System to leverage automation when processing After 5 payments, or revise the policy regarding the use of Grievance and Arbitration Tracking System to include processing and separately reporting non-grievance payments.||Disagree|
|2018||Accuracy of Grievances in the Grievance Arbitration Tracking System - Houston District||09/11/2018||HR-AR-18-009||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- Limit user access in GATS to levels appropriate for user oversight responsibilities via automated controls, or compensating manual controls.||Disagree|
|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||Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment||10/12/2018||IT-AR-19-001||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- review the controls identified in the Center for Internet Security benchmarks and consider them for inclusion into the published standard.||Disagree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime.||Disagree|