OPM Disability Retirement: The Meaning of Separation from Service

The 1-year rule, or more properly, the Statute of Limitations, continues to be confused at various levels. The beginning point in understanding the rule must always be to first clarify what […] Read More …

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement for Federal and USPS Workers: Overlooking an Essential Element

Potential applicants who are considering filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS or CSRS will sometimes ask the question, What are the essential elements of one’s job? […] Read More …

Early Retirement for Disabled Federal Workers: The Percentage Language Game

To the question: “What medical disabilities do you have,” is often the response in terms of a percentage language game: “The VA has given me a ____”; “My doctor rated me at____”. […] Read More …