OIG’s Office of Audit 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 audit 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
2018 Stamps and Meter Revenue Refunds at the Bellmawr, NJ, Main Window 04/13/2018 FCS-FM-18-011 $5,908 Open R - 1 -- provide refresher training for the Daily Financial Reporting process to the Postmaster, Bellmawr, NJ, Main Window to re-enforce proper procedures relating to reviewing and managing the daily 1412 activities. Agree
2018 Credit for Disputed Voyager Card Transactions 04/02/2018 FT-AR-18-007 $1,152,177 Open R - 1 -- Implement a process to reconcile, at least quarterly, all disputed transactions nationwide. Agree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- establish nationwide criteria for using Function 1 Scheduler results. Disagree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 3 -- implement and document the Verification, Validation, and Accreditation process for the Function 1 Scheduler. Disagree
2018 Mail Processing Facilities Staffing 03/30/2018 NO-AR-18-004 $420,133,963 Open R - 2 -- include Function 1 Scheduler results in headquarters’ annual budget process. Disagree
2018 Maintenance Optimization - Northeast Area 03/29/2018 NO-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 3 -- Establish a plan to ensure maintenance supervisors monitor and correct maintenance employee operation number selections as needed so that the correct labor distribution code is used for the work being performed. Disagree
2018 Maintenance Optimization - Northeast Area 03/29/2018 NO-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish and communicate to all Northeast Area mail processing facilities a plan that outlines the Labor Distribution Code 37 maintenance optimization initiative, its goals, and how to achieve the associated work hour savings. Disagree
2018 Maintenance Optimization - Northeast Area 03/29/2018 NO-AR-18-003 $0 Open R - 2 -- Ensure Human Resources and mail processing facilities coordinate the review of maintenance employee assignments to confirm they are assigned to the correct labor distribution code. Disagree
2018 Controls Over Time and Materials Contracts and Labor Hour Contracts 03/26/2018 SM-AR-18-002 $6,402,254 Open R - 2 -- Assess the universe of Time and Materials and Labor Hour Contracts and bring those contracts without Clause 2-38 into compliance; reiterate through formal communication, and refresher training, the proper inclusion of required contract clauses in the contract language for Time and Materials and Labor Hour contracts, and revise the current review and approval process to ensure adherence and accountability for contracting officers. Agree
2018 Controls Over Time and Materials Contracts and Labor Hour Contracts 03/26/2018 SM-AR-18-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Emphasize to contracting officers, through formal communication, the requirements for proper application of the Clause 2-38 payment retainage provision. Agree

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