The OPM retirement backlog fell to its lowest level so far in 2023 at the end of May.
OPM has released a new retirement guide to walk federal employees through what to expect while their retirement applications are being processed.
The April 2023 OPM retirement backlog was reduced by over 2,500 claims.
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The OPM retirement backlog dropped again in March 2023 to close at just under 23,000.
Fewer incoming retirement claims than in past years and faster processing times helped slash the OPM retirement backlog in February 2023.
Although it rose considerably in January 2023, the OPM retirement backlog indicates that fewer federal employees retired at the start of this year than in past years.
OPM has provided some guidelines for federal employees on ways to avoid delays with processing their retirement applications.
The OPM retirement backlog was reduced by nearly 10% in December 2022. It also shows how many federal employees retired during the year.
The OPM retirement backlog has fallen to its lowest point so far in 2022 as of the end of November.