The retirement claims backlog reached its lowest level in more than a year. The Office of Personnel Management says it got 1,600 fewer claims last month than expected. But it’s predicting 19,000 new claims for the month of January. John Salamone is vice president of FMP Consulting and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. He shared his Top 3 for 2015 on In Depth with Francis Rose. He says more federal employees will retire this year than in the last, but there’s a whole group of people leaving government that isn’t getting enough attention.