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 Statussort descending Recommendation Management Response
2019 Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment 10/12/2018 IT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 5-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 CyberSecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review 11/19/2018 IT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 1-- Create and execute a program/administrative budget to adequately plan and administer an ongoing cybersecurity program. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1-- Determine a strategy regarding the allocation of the U.S. Postal Service Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employees Retirement System and Retiree Health Benefits Fund investments in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $2,781,473,463 Open R - 2-- Request approval from the Secretary of Treasury and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to redeem fixed-rate Treasury securities in the U.S. Postal Service retirement funds and invest proceeds and other fund inflows in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2019 Oversight of Highway Contract Routes - Insurance 03/22/2019 SM-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 5-- Revise Supplying Principles and Practices to require the use of Clause B-39: Indemnification in all Highway Contract Route contracts. Agree
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 - 5-- Reiterate to team leaders, in a formal communication, Case Management Reporting Requirements, related to documenting claimed arrests made by other law enforcement personnel. Agree
2019 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 6-- Instruct the inspector-in-charge, Fort Worth Division, to conduct the required analysis for long-term home-to-work vehicle requests and ensure approvals are sufficiently justified. 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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