The author says that the long standing lack of a quorum at the MSPB highlights inefficiencies in the FERS Disability Retirement application process.
Federal employees filing for FERS disability retirement should expect a fair application review, but the author says this may not always happen.
The author says that the “process” of applying for Federal Disability Retirement largely requires convincing convincing OPM your case is valid.
For Federal employees and U.S. Postal workers, filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is a life-changing event and a leap into the unknown. The author outlines some important terms and steps to know to help federal employees with the filing process.