The Office of Personnel Management processed over 10,000 retirement applications in October, however, there are still over 12,000 backlogged applications.
The Office of Personnel Management reported that its outstanding backlog of retirement claims was reduced by 15.6% in May.
OPM saw a massive spike in the number of outstanding retirement claims as evidenced by its latest retirement processing status report.
These are some common errors federal employees should avoid to help speed up processing their OPM retirement applications.
Results of our recent survey indicate some improvement in the sentiment among our recently retired users about how OPM is handling their applications, but the frustration is still palpable.
OPM was able to process more retirement claims in the month of August than were received.
A recent GAO report concluded that OPM is still failing in its plans to improve the agency’s retirement processing capabilities.
According to its latest monthly report, the number of retirement claims processed by the Office of Personnel Management processed was the most in a single month so far in 2012.
OPM plans to segregate “healthy” retirement cases from those that need more information to speed up retirement processing.