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 Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Responsesort descending
2019 Management Alert - [Redacted] 08/26/2019 IT-MT-19-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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
2016 Postal Service's Handling of Office of Workers Compensation Claim Forms 04/07/2016 HR-AR-16-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a more comprehensive electronic claims process to ensure claims forms are completed accurately and timely. 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
2015 Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers 11/20/2014 HR-AR-15-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish mandatory and refresher training requirements for Postal Service officials responsible for security clearances to ensure they are aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding the security clearance process. Agree
2019 Financial Differences - Nashville, TN, Main Office Window 09/04/2019 FCS-FM-19-027 $0 Open R - 1 -- To reiterate to all personnel responsible for resolving financial differences at the Nashville Main Office Window how to properly research and resolve financial differences timely and file supporting documents in one central location at the unit. Agree
2019 Nationwide Review of Voyager Fleet Card Personal Identification Numbers 06/24/2019 DR-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Implement corrective action to: (1) deactivate PINs issued to vendors, (2) deactivate multiple PINs issued to employees or define policy for exception, (3) deactivate PINs without a valid employee name; and (4) ensure authorized approval of requests for increasing PIN purchasing limits and (5) track and monitor completion of semi-annual reviews. Agree
2018 Oversight of Contract Extensions 03/20/2018 SM-AR-18-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Reiterate through formal communication the proper inclusion of required contract clauses in the contract language, and revise the current review and approval process to ensure mandatory clauses are included in contracts. Agree
2019 Management Alert - Charter Flights 09/05/2019 NL-MT-19-002 $0 Open R - 2 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
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

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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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