Tag: Backlog

Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Improves

April 5, 2019 3:14 PM , Updated April 17, 2019 6:19 PM
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

March 5, 2019 5:45 PM , Updated March 14, 2019 7:00 PM
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

February 21, 2019 3:54 PM , Updated March 5, 2019 7:19 AM

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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January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

February 6, 2019 1:53 PM , Updated February 16, 2019 3:05 PM
January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

The usual influx of new retirements that comes in January is not as bad as it was last year, but OPM still has a bigger backlog to deal with.

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2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

January 9, 2019 10:44 AM , Updated January 15, 2019 8:37 AM
2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

Although December saw fewer incoming retirement applications, 2018 ended with a much higher backlog than the year before.

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Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

December 6, 2018 3:11 PM , Updated December 14, 2018 4:09 PM
Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

Despite a higher number of new claims in the month than usual, OPM made a modest reduction in November’s retirement backlog.

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OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

November 26, 2018 2:08 PM
OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

OPM’s Inspector General said that while the agency appears to have met a part of its goal on the retirement backlog, it has some more work to do.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

November 8, 2018 9:14 AM , Updated November 20, 2018 8:51 AM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

Thanks to receiving over 9,000 new applications, OPM’s retirement backlog grew considerably in October.

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Despite Fewer New Claims, Retirement Backlog Has Slight Uptick

October 8, 2018 5:37 AM , Updated October 18, 2018 12:36 PM
Despite Fewer New Claims, Retirement Backlog Has Slight Uptick

Despite fewer incoming claims than the previous month, OPM’s retirement backlog moved slightly higher in September.

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Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

September 5, 2018 4:17 PM , Updated September 14, 2018 12:20 PM
Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

OPM’s retirement backlog saw a noticeable improvement in August versus July despite more incoming claims.

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