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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||Costing Best Practices||09/17/2019||CP-AR-19-004||$0||In-Resolution||R - 1-- Develop a plan with milestones to implement a modern costing system using enhanced technologies in an effort to incorporate real-time, granular data for product cost attribution.||Disagree|
|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|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 3-- Delete all accounts that have not been used in more than 365 days and all guest accounts on the mail imaging systems.||Agree|
|2016||Access Controls over Mail Imaging Systems||01/14/2016||IT-AR-16-004||$0||Open||R - 4-- Require users to change passwords for all administrative accounts at least every 30 days and for all non-administrative accounts at least every 90 days for the mail imaging systems.||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|
|2015||Substantial Increase in Delayed Mail||08/13/2015||NO-MA-15-004||$0||Open||R - 4-- Establish criteria for determining if the network has stabilized and ensure the criteria are met prior to resuming the Phase II consolidations or conducting any other optimization efforts.||Agree|
|2015||Badges for Postal Service Contractors||03/06/2015||HR-AR-15-004||$0||Open||R - 1-- Revise national policy to ensure responsible personnel develop comprehensive and uniform standard operating procedures to manage contractor badges, including procedures for issuing, tracking, and monitoring badges.||Agree|
|2015||Badges for Postal Service Contractors||03/06/2015||HR-AR-15-004||$0||Open||R - 2-- Provide formal training including periodic refresher training to responsible personnel to ensure they understand their roles and responsibilities for managing contractor badges.||Agree|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 1-- Establish formal procedures to track and monitor contract driver security clearances to ensure drivers have the appropriate clearance and are re-screened, as required. This should include a process to notify appropriate management officials when security clearances have not been renewed.||Agree|
|2015||Security Clearances for Postal Service Contract Drivers||11/20/2014||HR-AR-15-001||$0||Open||R - 4-- Establish a formal oversight process for contracting officers to validate contract drivers have security clearances when renewing contracts.||Agree|