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.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Management Alert - [Redacted] 06/19/2019 IT-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 National Security Clearance Program 06/18/2019 OV-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a process to ensure Position Designation Surveys are completed and maintained before initiating a national security clearance investigation. Agree
2019 National Security Clearance Program 06/18/2019 OV-AR-19-001 $318,031 Open R - 2 -- Complete Position Designation Surveys for personnel possessing national security clearances without a Position Designation Survey on file to determine if the position warrants a clearance. Agree
2019 National Security Clearance Program 06/18/2019 OV-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- Ensure the Security Investigations Service Center manager coordinates with the Corporate Information Security Office, to complete security reviews for the contractors and ensure updated reviews are conducted every two years. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $358,305,479 Open R - 1 -- Evaluate and test the updated Function 1 Scheduler results on a periodic basis to ensure proper implementation of position bid assignments and accurate complement levels, and make adjustments as necessary. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 2 -- Issue supplemental guidance on management oversight to reduce unauthorized overtime, ensure compliance with overtime policy to reduce grievances, and increase employee availability. Agree
2019 Mail Processing Overtime 06/13/2019 NO-AR-19-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish appropriate performance incentives for managers to effectively manage overtime. Disagree
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
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 - 3 -- Update the appropriate supervisory policy to provide clear guidelines for supervisors who are informed that an employee is taking prescription drugs that could impair their mental or physical abilities and develop related annual training for supervisors. Agree
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 - 4 -- Develop a comprehensive, ongoing drug abuse and addiction educational program based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Safety Council guidance with, at a minimum, annual distribution to all Postal Service employees. Agree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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