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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 - 4-- Assess the feasibility of implementing an automated or other solution to promote process efficiency and satisfy the special job bank requirement.||Disagree|
|2020||Workload/Workforce Key Performance Indicators in Customer Service, Delivery, and Vehicle Operations||10/24/2019||19RG005DR000-R20||$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|
|2018||Use of Postal Service Network to Facilitate Illicit Drug Distribution||09/28/2018||SAT-AR-18-002||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Designate an officer to consolidate existing efforts and lead the implementation of a unified, comprehensive organizational strategy to combat the role of the postal network in facilitating illicit drug distribution.||Disagree|
|2018||Mail Processing Facilities Staffing||03/30/2018||NO-AR-18-004||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- implement and document the Verification, Validation, and Accreditation process for the Function 1 Scheduler.||Disagree|
|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||Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment||10/12/2018||IT-AR-19-001||$0||In-Resolution||R - 2-- review the controls identified in the Center for Internet Security benchmarks and consider them for inclusion into the published standard.||Disagree|
|2018||Export Controls for Outbound Mail at International Service Centers||09/28/2018||FT-AR-18-009||$0||In-Resolution||R - 4-- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.||Disagree|
|2020||Effectiveness of the Postal Service's Efforts to Reduce Non-Career Employee Turnover||02/12/2020||19POG001SAT000-R20||$13,728,271||Open||R - 2-- Develop a comprehensive non-career employee national turnover strategic plan and procedures to provide more effective management oversight. The plan and procedures should focus on achieving measurable results to reduce non-career employee turnover at the local level by developing action plans to address exit survey results and implement district best practices nationwide.||Disagree|
|2019||Mail Processing Overtime||06/13/2019||NO-AR-19-005||$0||In-Resolution||R - 3-- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime.||Disagree|
|2020||Risks Associated with Information Technology Applications||07/27/2020||20-251-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Issue a Failure to Comply letter if the conditional accreditation requirements for the six applications are not met.||Agree|