USPS OIG: Fall 2021 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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USPS OIG Five Year Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Years 2022-2026

In this Five-Year Strategic Plan for FYs 2022—2026, we present our strategic goals and implementation strategies, which reflect our ongoing effort to align with Postal Service and stakeholder strategies. Our three strategic goals are: Promote Efficiency and Effectiveness of Postal Operations -Make recommendations that enhance service and improve operational economy efficiency and effectiveness. -Explore emerging…

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Former NALC Local Union Vice President Pleads Guilty to Overtime Kickback Scheme in Allentown Post Office

DOJ Press Release – November 3, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Joseph Whitbeck, 56, of Tamaqua, PA, pleaded guilty to multiple fraud charges before United States District Court Judge Edward G. Smith stemming from his operation of a scheme to defraud fellow union members out of rightfully earned…

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USPS OIG: Independent Report to OPM on Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and More

Objective We performed procedures agreed upon by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objective was to assist the OPM in assessing the reasonableness of Postal Service employee health benefits, life insurance, and…

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USPS OIG: Reasonable Accommodation Written Procedures

Overview The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General Reasonable Accommodation Written Procedures, also referred to Standards of Practice, is modeled after the Postal Service’s Handbook EL-307, Reasonable Accommodation, An Interactive Process. This establishes procedures that enable the OIG’s Reasonable Accommodation Committee to assist managers and supervisors with making sound decisions regarding reasonable accommodation…

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Senate Hearing: FY 2022 Budget Request for USPS OIG and USPS Service Issues

Statement of Tammy L. Whitcomb Inspector General, United States Postal Service July 13, 2021 Our Budget The $263 million included in the President’s budget is based on our FY 2022 budget submission last fall. This was before the Postal Service announced its plans to make significant changes, including the following. The Postal Service is dramatically…

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USPS OIG: Spring 2021 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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USPS OIG: Former Post Office Supervisor Sentenced for Stealing Cash from Mail

April 27, 2021 Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Jessica Giles, 38, of West Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny to two years of probation, the first three months of which Giles must spend in home confinement, for stealing cash from the…

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