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Retirements surge in January, pushing backlog to 8-year high

In January 2021, 13,850 federal employees retired, driving the retirement backlog up to 26,968, the highest it’s been since April of 2013, when it sat…

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Federal retirement mostly steady in December after autumn spike, decline

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OPM retirement claims down from January but level with 2019

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OPM retirement backlog grows for first time in months

The Office of Personnel Management in October received the lowest number of retirement claims in a month since April, but the agency’s claims backlog…

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September sees fewer retirement claims made, processed

The Office of Personnel Management reported fewer retirement claims received last month, as well as fewer processed, compared to the month prior.

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OPM holds steady in processing retirement backlog

The Office of Personnel Management continued to make slight progress on reducing its backlog of retirement claims in August.

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