FY 2018 USPS OIG Shutdown Plan to OMB

January 19, 2018 Per OMB Circular A-11 Section 124: The OIG will have 1129 employees on board before implementation of the plan. The OIG will retain 533 employees under the plan. Source: USPS Office of Inspector General

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USPS OIG: Fall 2017 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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OIG Opinion on USPS’s FY 2017 Closing Package Financial Statements

In our opinion, the closing package financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Postal Service as of September 30, 2017, and its net costs and changes in net position for the year then ended in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principals.

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How USPS uses analytics to spot problems at local offices

By Stephanie Kanowitz – Nov 01, 2017 In this era of “do more with less,” the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General is relying heavily on data analytics to monitor performance of post offices’ mail and retail services. “We have to take our agency, the place where it is now, and help guide…

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ELM Revision: Whistleblower Protection

Effective October 12, 2017, the Postal Service is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 666.32, to update how the Office of Inspector General handles allegations of reprisal for the release of infomation. Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 6 Employee Relations 666 Prohibited Personnel Practices 666.3 Whistleblower Protection [Revise the text of…

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OIG Report – Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and Headcount Reporting to OPM

BACKGROUND At the request of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Inspector General (OIG), we performed procedures agreed upon by the OPM’s Inspector General and the Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objectives were to assist OPM in assessing…

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USPS Manager Sentenced for Lying About Cancer in Order to Take Sick Leave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Defendant faked doctor notes and planned to lie about sickness until her retirement DENVER – Caroline Zarate Boyle, age 60, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore to serve 5 years’ probation with the first 6 months in home confinement…

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The Postal Service’s Actions During the 2016 Campaign Season: Implications for the Hatch Act

Member Statements Chairman Ron Johnson, R (WI) Opening Statement-Johnson-2017-07-19 (30.1 KB) Ranking Member Claire McCaskill, D (MO) Opening Statement McCaskill 2017-07-19 (141 KB) Witnesses Timm Kopp Letter Carrier U.S. Postal Service Testimony-Kopp-2017-07-19 (57.2 KB) William Siemer Acting Deputy Inspector General Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Postal Service Testimony-Siemer-2017-07-19 (63.4 KB) Background-USPS OIG Audit Report-2017-07-05…

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