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 Yearsort ascending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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 Service’s Response [Redacted] 09/06/2019 IT-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 6 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. 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 - 4 -- Develop a comprehensive, ongoing drug abuse and addiction educational program based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Safety Council guidance with, at a minimum, annual distribution to all Postal Service employees. Agree
2019 Mail Delivery Issues - Broadview Station - Atlanta, GA 08/06/2019 DRT-AR-19-014 $0 Open R - 1 -- Instruct the unit management to update and sign integrated Operating Plan/Mail Arriving Profile. Agree
2019 Military and Diplomatic Mail Service 07/31/2019 MS-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Periodically evaluate operations to provide effective management oversight of the timeliness of military and diplomatic mail to reduce delays in mail arriving to and processing within the CIMSC, as well as ensuring proper labelling of this mail. Agree
2019 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-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 Mail Delivery Issues - Ypsilanti Main Post Office, Ypsilanti MI 09/11/2019 DRT-AR-19-020 $0 Open R - 2 -- Coordinate with building owners or managers to comply with Postal Service access and mail receptacle policies. Agree
2019 Salary and Wage Rate Retention 09/20/2019 FT-AR-19-009 $33,974,772 Open R - 1 -- Develop policies and procedures, including assignment of responsibilities, for documenting and retaining salary and wage rate retention information and monitoring continued eligibility. 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 Review of Postal Service’s Response [Redacted] 09/06/2019 IT-AR-19-005 $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. Disagree

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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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