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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|
|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|
|2020||Mail Delivery Issues – Montbello Station, Denver, CO||12/18/2019||20-078-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Develop an action plan to ensure all mail is being delivered in a timely manner.||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||Custodial Workhours||10/24/2019||19SMG006HR000-R20||$81,319,892||Open||R - 1-- Develop and implement a strategy to address hiring and staffing challenges for custodial positions at facilities subject to the Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union, re: Maintenance Series-47 Transmittal Letter-5 Implementation and Maintenance Craft Postal Support Employee Conversions, signed July 9, 2014.||Disagree|
|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|
|2020||Nationwide Delivery Scanning Issues||02/19/2020||20-102-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Enhance ongoing strategies to improve scanning accuracy and enforce compliance.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices||11/07/2019||19XG002NL000-R20||$28,772,621||Open||R - 1-- Ensure extra trips are reconciled against Surface Visibility data when submitting payments in the Service Change Request system.||Agree|
|2019||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$14,437,650||Open||R - 1-- Ensure investigative documentation requirements are consistent throughout the policies and include periodic reviews of investigative documentation.||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Ensure the timeframes to complete urgent/routine repairs are consistent between the Landlord Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures and the landlord notification letter.||Agree|
|2020||Review of IT Network Performance||01/17/2020||18TG005IT000-R20||$0||Open||R - 1-- Establish a network strategy to include a process to continuously monitor the information technology network, and develop enterprise-wide performance metrics and improvement targets.||Agree|