Federal Employees News Digest
OPM backlog grows in February
- By FEND Staff
- Mar 20, 2017
The Office of Personnel Management had a slight uptick in its backlog of retirement applications in February.
The backlog increased in February to 23,916 claims, up from 23,087 from last month.
The agency processed a total of 8,285 retirement claims, compared with 8,362 from 2016 for the same month. It took an average of 38 days to process a single claim in 60 days or less. The average number of cases that took more than 60 days to process was 104.
A total of 9,114 new retirement claims were logged in last month.
The new figures came from OPM’s monthly claims processing progress report available at here.