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 Recommendationsort descending Management Response
2017 Carrier Leave without Pay for Union Activities 07/05/2017 HR-AR-17-008 $90,682 Open R - 1 -- Adhere to the Postal Service policy to assess operational needs prior to granting or denying leave without pay for union activities and communicate deviations to appropriate Operations and Labor Relations personnel. Disagree
2017 Software License Management 09/25/2017 IT-AR-17-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Complete implementation of the centrally managed software license program that complies with Postal Service policy and best practices. Agree
2018 City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. - South Florida District 07/03/2018 DR-AR-18-006 $116,297,744 Open R - 1 -- Conduct a study of district mail processing operations at the three Processing and Distribution Centers and improve mail flow within and between the plants, and to delivery units. Agree
2019 Tort Claims Management - Capital and Houston Districts 11/26/2018 DR-AR-19-001 $421,952 Open R - 1 -- conduct periodic management review of the tort claims process to ensure tort claim coordinators are adjudicating claims in accordance with Handbook PO-702, Tort Claims. Agree
2017 Insider Threat Program 09/18/2017 IT-AR-17-007 $0 Open R - 1 -- Continue to develop and fully implement an insider threat program for national security information in accordance with National Insider Threat Policy minimum standards. Agree
2017 Function 4 Efficiency in the Colorado/Wyoming District 12/08/2016 MS-AR-17-001 $5,301,358 Open R - 1 -- Coordinate units’ integrated operating plans and mail arrival profiles. Agree
2019 CyberSecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review 11/19/2018 IT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 1 -- Create and execute a program/administrative budget to adequately plan and administer an ongoing cybersecurity program. Agree
2018 Inbound International Parcel Volume Variance 04/20/2018 CP-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 1 -- Design and document controls over operational inbound international volume and weight data transmitted between the Global Business System and the Enterprise Data Warehouse to ensure complete and reliable transmission of data. Disagree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Determine a strategy regarding the allocation of the U.S. Postal Service Civil Service Retirement System, Federal Employees Retirement System and Retiree Health Benefits Fund investments in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
2018 Business Customer Retention Strategies 05/17/2018 MS-AR-18-003 $100,000,000 Open R - 1 -- Develop a mechanism to provide churn and defection data to operational areas to bring visibility to the issues and reasons. Agree


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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