USPS OIG: Spring 2022 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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APWU: Tackling Workplace Harassment

The newly formed Workplace Environment Committee met on July 11-12 at the Tommy Douglass Center in Silver Spring, MD to correlate mediums, methods and procedures to deal with employee-employer relations on the workroom floor. Established by Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman, the Committee deliberated on the union’s continuing efforts to address the real harm –…

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USPS OIG Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Years 2017 – 2021

Message from the Acting Inspector General: For 20 years, the U. S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) has worked to fulfill its mission of ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the Postal Service. Given the reach and scope of the Postal Service, our mission is sizable and significant. The Postal Service is the…

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USPS Extra Services Overview

July 2015 Extra services are enhancements that, for a fee in addition to postage, provide greater security and accountability for mail, convenience to the sender, or improved handling. Extra services are not available with Periodicals. Not all extra services are available for all classes of mail and only certain services may be combined for the…

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