Tag: Backlog

OPM Makes Progress on Reducing Winter Backlog Growth

April 6, 2017 10:45 AM , Updated April 10, 2017 5:08 PM
OPM Makes Progress on Reducing Winter Backlog Growth

After a sharp increase in the number of backlogged retirement applications during the first two months of the year, OPM was able to make some progress in reducing the overall backlog in March.

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OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

March 6, 2017 6:02 PM , Updated March 9, 2017 6:08 AM
OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

The outstanding backlog of retirement applications at OPM edged higher in February. Here are the latest statistics.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Surges 53% in January

February 6, 2017 4:50 PM , Updated February 10, 2017 10:27 AM

The annual surge of retiring federal employees to kick off the new year has led to a sizable increase in OPM’s backlog of retirement applications.

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OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog Nearly 6% in December

January 6, 2017 7:39 AM , Updated January 10, 2017 7:50 AM

OPM made an almost 6% reduction in its backlog of outstanding retirement claims to close out 2016.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Above 16,000 in November

December 6, 2016 9:03 AM

OPM made a small reduction to its backlog of retirement applications, but it remains above 16,000 as of the end of November.

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OPM Taken to Task in New Report on Government Waste

December 1, 2016 2:49 PM

The Office of Personnel Management is featured in a new report that highlights examples of wasteful government spending.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Jumps 10% in October

November 5, 2016 5:44 PM , Updated November 11, 2016 8:36 PM

The backlog of retirement applications at OPM bottomed out in June but has been on an upward trend since that time. October saw the sharpest increase since the middle of summer.

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IG: Customer Service Problems Plague OPM’s Retirement Services

October 28, 2016 9:12 AM , Updated November 7, 2016 6:40 AM
IG: Customer Service Problems Plague OPM’s Retirement Services

A recent report from OPM’s Office of Inspector General found a series of customer service related problems plaguing the agency’s Retirement Services division.

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House Committee Asks for GAO Review of OPM’s Retirement Application Process

October 21, 2016 8:35 AM

A House Committee has sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office asking for an investigation into how OPM can improve its retirement application handling process.

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OPM Makes Small Gain in Retirement Backlog for September

October 6, 2016 11:42 AM , Updated October 11, 2016 7:33 PM

The Office of Personnel Management made a very slight improvement in the number of outstanding retirement applications in its backlog in September.

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