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 Titlesort descending Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
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
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
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 3-- To revise Postal Service policy and handbooks on executive awards and recognition to include clear descriptions of the revised bonus or reward programs certified by the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 4-- Request an interpretation from a third party legal counsel on the treatment of overtime and premium pay as part of an employee’s compensation under 39 U.S.C. 1003(a). Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 5-- To establish procedures for a second party management review of the accuracy and timely processing of authorized awards and salaries. Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 6-- To implement procedures to provide the Board of Governors secretary the information necessary to meet the reporting requirements of 39 U.S.C. § 3686(c) for timely notification to Congress and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for those employees designated in critical senior executive positions. Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 1-- To establish comprehensive procedures for preparing the compensation data necessary to comply with annual reporting requirements under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006. Agree
2020 Compensation, Benefit, and Bonus Authority in Calendar Year 2018 12/11/2019 19BG009FT000-R20 $0 Open R - 2-- Develop and submit for certification by the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors an updated description of the bonus or reward program allowed under 39 U.S.C. § 3686(a). The description should specifically define all types of cash and non-cash awards, including spot awards, for which executives and officers are eligible. Agree
2019 Competitive Products Pricing Best Practices 09/11/2019 CP-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1-- Evaluate available options to modernize the pricing management system. Agree
2014 Consolidation of the Toledo, OH Processing & Distribution Center 08/28/2014 NO-AR-14-009 $0 Open R - 1-- Re-evaluate cost savings to include additional transportation costs and update data as necessary and adjust the Area Mail Processing proposal based on the post-implementation review. 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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