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 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 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
2019 No Sale Transactions - Bainbridge Island, WA, Station 12/07/2018 FCS-FM-19-003 $0 Open R - 1 -- Direct unit management to document all stamp stock count results on Postal Service Form 3368-P, Accountability Examination Record, and to maintain a current PS Form 3977, Duplicate Key, Combination and Password Envelope, for unit personnel. Agree
2019 Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 11/26/2018 FT-AR-19-003 $2,781,473,463 Open R - 2 -- Request approval from the Secretary of Treasury and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to redeem fixed-rate Treasury securities in the U.S. Postal Service retirement funds and invest proceeds and other fund inflows in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Agree
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
2019 CyberSecurity Decision Analysis Reports Review 11/19/2018 IT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 2 -- Manage and track Decision Analysis Report II spending against cash flow line items throughout the investment. 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
2019 Inbound International Mail Operations – [Redacted] and Nearby Offsite Facilities 11/14/2018 MS-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 5 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 A Broader Perspective for the Postal Service Ethics Program 11/06/2018 FT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 3 -- Devise metrics, collect necessary data, expand analyses, and connect related metrics in each ethics program priority area to monitor progress toward the target maturity level and the goals of the organization’s ethics program. 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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