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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||Salary and Wage Rate Retention||09/20/2019||FT-AR-19-009||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement a plan to periodically identify and address employees no longer eligible for salary and wage rate retention status.||Agree|
|2016||Mail Processing and Transportation Operational Changes||09/02/2016||NO-AR-16-009||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement a strategy to improve mail processing productivity in the new operational window before any additional nationwide operational changes or consolidations are implemented.||Agree|
|2019||Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities||05/06/2019||SM-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop and implement an action plan to address structural recommendations at the Indianapolis Processing and Distribution Center, including a timeline for completing items.||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||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management||09/03/2019||OV-AR-19-003||$0||Open||R - 2-- Develop controls to ensure periodic reviews of investigative documentation are conducted.||Agree|
|2020||U.S. Postal Inspection Service Forensic Laboratory Services||03/30/2020||19-004-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Direct the Forensic Laboratory Services Safety Officer to verify that all personnel complete required annual safety training.||Agree|
|2020||National Operational Assessment - Customer Service and Delivery Operations||12/12/2019||19RG002DR000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enable management to track and receive alerts for late arriving mail in delivery units by expanding Informed Facility and Informed Mobility or identifying another solution||Agree|
|2020||Leased Facility Maintenance||05/28/2020||19SMG012SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enforce requirements with the contractor to ensure landlords complete repairs within the established timeframes and require Landlord Maintenance Program personnel to perform reviews of closed repairs in the electronic Facility Management System.||Agree|
|2019||Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division||04/19/2019||HR-AR-19-002||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the Closed Case File checklist and the Compliance Self-Assessment and Domicile Review Program to reconcile with case management documentation requirements.||Agree|
|2020||Expense Purchase Card Activity||03/23/2020||19SMG009SM000-R20||$0||Open||R - 2-- Enhance the purchase card policy to require cardholders electronically retain purchase card documentation when possible.||Agree|