Retirement data from OPM offer a glimpse into how many federal employees have retired in recent years.
After growing by 5% in October, the OPM retirement backlog reversed course and dropped to a new low for the year.
A recent IG report offers suggestions on ways OPM can improve its retirement applications process for federal employees.
The OPM retirement backlog reversed course in October 2023 after its record setting low the previous month.
The OPM retirement backlog was slashed by 12% in September to hit another new low point for 2023.
The OPM retirement backlog has increased for two months in a row.
The OPM retirement backlog grew in July off of the six-year low it achieved during the previous month.
Senator James Lankford (R-OK) is concerned about the OPM retirement backlog and the problems it is creating for retired federal employees.
The OPM retirement backlog dropped in June to a new low for 2023 and to a level not seen since 2017.