Tag: Backlog

OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 1% in September

By on October 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 1% in September

OPM’s retirement backlog just barely trended downward in September. Here are the latest figures.

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Retirement Backlog Shows Slight Improvement in August

By on September 6, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Shows Slight Improvement in August

OPM made a modest improvement to the retirement backlog in August thanks to an uptick in claims processing.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

By on August 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

How did OPM’s retirement backlog fare in July 2019? Here are the latest statistics from the agency.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows 7% in June

By on July 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows 7% in June

Thanks to the smallest number of claims processed in a month so far this year, the retirement backlog at OPM grew in June.

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OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

By on June 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

A recent GAO report says that OPM has problems, some self-inflicted, that are hindering improvements to the agency’s retirement application processing.

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Retirement Backlog Relatively Unchanged in May

By on June 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Relatively Unchanged in May

OPM’s retirement backlog showed only a slight drop in May as compared to the previous month.

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Retirement Backlog Drops by 12% in April

By on May 7, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Drops by 12% in April

OPM was able to get the retirement backlog back below 20,000 for the first time since December.

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Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Improves

By on April 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Improves

Despite more incoming claims than usual in March, OPM was able to make a sizable reduction to the retirement backlog.

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Retirement Backlog Holds at Just Over 23k

By on March 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Holds at Just Over 23k

February saw its typical surge in new retirement applications, but OPM was able to manage the workload which kept the overall backlog in check.

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The Future of the Retirement Backlog

By on February 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Future of the Retirement Backlog

The author says that the retirement backlog at OPM is projected to get worse, and he proposes a solution which he says could reduce the backlog quickly.

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