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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|
|2016||Continuous Improvement of Mail Processing Operations||09/29/2016||NO-AR-16-012||$465,165,928||Open||R - 1-- Reduce 11.5 million workhours from projected fiscal year 2016 levels where possible and when planning for 2017 projected workhours by evaluating operational efficiency, adjusting staffing levels/workhours to workload, and ensuring overtime workhours do not exceed budgeted levels.||Agree|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 2-- Require passwords for all mail imaging systems accounts in accordance with Handbook AS-805.||Agree|
|2017||Insider Threat Program||09/18/2017||IT-AR-17-007||$0||Open||R - 1-- Continue to develop and fully implement an insider threat program for national security information in accordance with National Insider Threat Policy minimum standards.||Agree|
|2017||Insider Threat Program||09/18/2017||IT-AR-17-007||$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|
|2017||Assessing Postal Service Employee Engagement Activities||09/21/2017||HR-AR-17-013||$0||In-Resolution||R - 1-- Require managers and supervisors to create action plans to address Postal Pulse Survey results and implement a process to monitor and assess progress on the activities identified in action plans.||Disagree|
|2017||Mobile System Review||09/21/2017||IT-AR-17-009||$0||Open||R - 5-- Implement security standards for the mobile Point-of-Sale devices and application.||Agree|
|2017||Privileged Account Management||04/05/2017||IT-AR-17-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and continuously maintain a complete and accurate listing of privileged accounts for Postal Service systems.||Agree|
|2017||Privileged Account Management||04/05/2017||IT-AR-17-003||$0||Open||R - 3-- Define business practices and responsibilities for monitoring privileged accounts and implement privileged access management tools.||Agree|
|2018||Accuracy of Grievances in the Grievance Arbitration Tracking System - Houston District||09/11/2018||HR-AR-18-009||$0||In-Resolution||R - 1-- Modify the Time and Attendance Collection System to leverage automation when processing After 5 payments, or revise the policy regarding the use of Grievance and Arbitration Tracking System to include processing and separately reporting non-grievance payments.||Disagree|
|2018||Change of Address Identity Verification Internal Controls||08/24/2018||MS-AR-18-005||$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|