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 No Sale Transactions - Bloomfield, NJ, Main Office 02/06/2019 FCS-FM-19-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- reiterate to unit management the requirements to report financial discrepancies greater than $100 to district management and the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. Agree
2019 No Sale Transactions - Bloomfield, NJ, Main Office 02/06/2019 FCS-FM-19-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- reiterate to Bloomfield, NJ Main Office unit management the requirements to conduct retail floor stock and unit reserve stock counts when required. Agree
2019 Underground Storage Tanks 02/05/2019 HR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to ensure underground storage tank Class C operators complete annual refresher training as required. Agree
2019 Underground Storage Tanks 02/05/2019 HR-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to ensure adherence to policies and procedures relating to underground storage tank inspections. Agree
2019 Controls over Release of Personnel Information 12/14/2018 SAT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- require the Privacy and Records Management Office staff to handle all official personnel files when responding to requests for personnel information until the Standing Operating Procedures HR-HQ Requests for Personnel Records are fully implemented and Human Resources Headquarters staff are fully trained on the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act. Agree
2019 Controls over Release of Personnel Information 12/14/2018 SAT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- develop an annual training plan, which includes Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act training, and Postal Service Standing Operating Procedures HR-HQ Requests for Personnel Records guidance for staff handling requests for personnel records. Agree
2019 Controls over Release of Personnel Information 12/14/2018 SAT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- establish a process that requires the Director of national Human Resources to conduct a monthly supervisory review of personnel information requests that ensures the requests are properly documented and their dispositions are accurate. Agree
2019 Controls over Release of Personnel Information 12/14/2018 SAT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 4 -- evaluate the effectiveness of the new procedures three months after they are fully operational, and annually thereafter, to identify and implement any needed changes. Agree
2019 Postal Vehicle Service Driver Overtime - Houston District 12/11/2018 NL-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Develop a plan to address long-term vacancies and expedite the hiring of part-time flexible drivers. Agree
2019 Postal Vehicle Service Driver Overtime - Houston District 12/11/2018 NL-AR-19-001 $3,328,531 Open R - 2 -- Develop Postal Vehicle Services schedules that align with operational windows and needs. 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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