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
2018 Local Purchases and Payments - Otisville, MI, Main Post Office 08/21/2018 FCS-FM-18-023 $0 Open R - 2 -- instruct the postmaster to complete and submit Postal Service Form 8231, Vendor Payment 1099 Reporting Form, to Accounting Services to report the $5,152 vendor service payments. Agree
2018 Employee Issues at the Dickinson, North Dakota Post Office 08/10/2018 HR-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 1 -- Provide refresher training to Human Resources Shared Services Center processing specialists responsible for processing pay activities on Postal Service Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, for the Memorandum of Understanding at select Bakken Region facilities, to include verifying employee pay statuses, tables, and rate schedule codes. Agree
2018 Employee Issues at the Dickinson, North Dakota Post Office 08/10/2018 HR-AR-18-008 $5,000 Open R - 3 -- Grant Electronic Travel Voucher System access to the postmaster or designee at the Dickinson Post Office, or implement controls to monitor and track travel expense reimbursements due employees who submit vouchers manually. Agree
2018 Employee Issues at the Dickinson, North Dakota Post Office 08/10/2018 HR-AR-18-008 $0 Open R - 2 -- Implement and communicate a process for district Human Resources personnel to timely identify and pay current, newly hired, and converted rural carriers their bonuses under the May 17, 2014, Memorandum of Understanding. Agree
2018 Employee Issues at the Dickinson, North Dakota Post Office 08/10/2018 HR-AR-18-008 $1,920 Open R - 4 -- Develop a strategy, to include management training, to increase employee engagement at the Dickinson Post Office. Disagree
2018 Mail Delivery Issues Cimarron Hills Station Colorado Spring, CO 08/09/2018 DR-AR-18-010 $0 Open R - 2 -- direct the Colorado/Wyoming District management team, to ensure that all policies and procedures are developed and implemented regarding labeling of Neighborhood Delivery and Collection Box Units. Agree
2018 Mail Delivery Issues Cimarron Hills Station Colorado Spring, CO 08/09/2018 DR-AR-18-010 $0 Open R - 1 -- instruct the Postmaster, Colorado Springs and Cimarron Hills Station management, to provide and document that all personnel receive training on preventing misdeliveries. Agree
2018 Mail Delivery Issues Cimarron Hills Station Colorado Spring, CO 08/09/2018 DR-AR-18-010 $0 Open R - 3 -- instruct the Postmaster, Colorado Springs and Cimarron Hills Station management, to ensure corrective actions with employees for recurring misdeliveries are conducted and documented. Agree
2018 Timecard Adjustments at Facilities in the Greater Boston District 08/01/2018 HR-AR-18-007 $20,345 Open R - 1 -- Improve training to supervisors to include procedures for disallowing time, deleting clock rings and extending lunch times. Disagree
2018 Timecard Adjustments at Facilities in the Greater Boston District 08/01/2018 HR-AR-18-007 $0 Open R - 3 -- The Controller, Vice President, assess the feasibility of using systems controls in the Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS) to ensure supervisors disallow time, delete clock rings, and extend lunch times in accordance with Postal Service policy. If management deems enhancing TACS controls unfeasible, we recommend designing mitigating controls to prevent supervisors from improperly adjusting timecards. Agree

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