Tag: Backlog

New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

November 5, 2020 4:57 PM
New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

The number of federal employees who submitted retirement applications rose sharply in October over the previous month.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

October 9, 2020 9:04 AM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

OPM’s retirement backlog saw little change during September.

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Retirement Backlog Up, But Case Processing Time Down in August

September 4, 2020 4:52 PM
Retirement Backlog Up, But Case Processing Time Down in August

OPM’s retirement backlog grew in August but the average processing time improved considerably.

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Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

August 5, 2020 3:01 PM
Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

OPM’s retirement backlog had only a small increase in July despite a much slower average claims processing time.

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4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

July 9, 2020 9:16 AM
4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

Despite slower average processing times, OPM has continued to make modest gains in reducing its retirement backlog.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Hits New Low for the Year

June 5, 2020 2:36 PM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Hits New Low for the Year

Despite a slower average processing time, OPM was able to bring the retirement backlog down to its lowest level of the year at the end of May.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 6.5% Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

May 5, 2020 4:17 PM , Updated May 16, 2020 11:52 AM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 6.5% Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Even with the coronavirus worries gripping the country, OPM made a nice improvement to its retirement backlog in April.

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OPM Cuts Retirement Backlog by 10% in March

April 6, 2020 3:07 PM , Updated April 20, 2020 12:11 PM
OPM Cuts Retirement Backlog by 10% in March

Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus, OPM has maintained a good pace of processing retirement claims.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Starting to Recover from January Spike

March 5, 2020 2:19 PM , Updated March 18, 2020 3:05 PM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Starting to Recover from January Spike

Despite a large number of new claims in February, OPM was able to start reducing the retirement backlog after seeing it grow in January.

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More Federal Employees Retired at End of 2019 Than in Recent Years

February 5, 2020 3:09 PM , Updated February 21, 2020 2:10 PM
More Federal Employees Retired at End of 2019 Than in Recent Years

According to OPM’s latest retirement data, the number of federal employees that retired at the end of 2019 was higher than in recent years.

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