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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|
|2020||Informal Grievance Oversight||07/14/2020||19SMG007HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Formalize and communicate monetary thresholds for informal grievances and review payments that exceed the established thresholds.||Disagree|
|2020||Review of IT Network Performance||01/17/2020||18TG005IT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Develop an automated process to regularly review vendor bandwidth utilization reports and upgrade bandwidth when it exceeds determined thresholds.||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||Postal Service Dynamic Route Optimization and Cost Savings Initiative||09/27/2019||NL-AR-19-004||$0||Open||R - 5-- Develop an automated payment process to ensure suppliers are paid consistently, accurately, and timely.||Agree|
|2020||Informal Grievance Oversight||07/14/2020||19SMG007HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Develop an action plan, with milestones, to manage and reduce informal grievance costs and payments.||Agree|
|2020||Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO||12/18/2019||20-078-R20||$0||Open||R - 3-- Review and adjust mail arrival times and mail mix for the Montbello Station and the Denver Processing and Distribution Center to ensure distribution up time is being met.||Agree|
|2018||Western Area Physical Security and Environmental Controls||03/19/2018||IT-AR-18-002||$0||Open||R - 3-- Direct the senior plant manager to implement compensating controls for doors without a functioning card reader||Agree|
|2020||Mercury Mailability Communication and Implementation||07/17/2020||20-103-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- To develop a reference tool or mechanism summarizing the mercury mailability standards that retail window employees can quickly and efficiently access when approached by a customer attempting to mail mercury.||Agree|
|2020||Management Structure at Postal Service Facilities||03/18/2020||19SMG011HR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 4-- Formalize a regular review process of workload models and criteria, for each operational manager and supervisor position.||Agree|