Federal Employee Medical Retirement: The Misinformation Center

When a government agency provides wrong information, should one be surprised? Reliance upon a source of information is always a problematic issue; further, there is always a presumption that information issued by the original source should on its face be reliable. […] Read More …

CSRS & FERS Medical Disability Retirement: A Word about Approvals

It is the general policy of the Office of Personnel Management to withhold releasing of information concerning a pending Federal Disability Retirement application, whether under FERS […] Read More …

Federal and Postal Disability Retirement: Decisions by OPM

In making a decision on a Federal Disability Retirement application, whether under FERS or CSRS, the Office of Personnel Management has a policy which essentially refuses to convey […] Read More …

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement for Federal and USPS Workers: The Office of Personnel Management

The Office of Personnel Management is taking a long time to process Federal Disability Retirement applications and benefits, at all levels of the process. It is not something which can be […] Read More …

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement for Federal and USPS Workers: Continuing Patience

It is difficult to be patient. The Office of Personnel Management, in reviewing and evaluating each case, takes its time. One can attempt to “read into” each day, as to whether the longer […] Read More …

OPM Disability Retirement: Reconsiderations

The Office of Personnel Management does not give a decision over the telephone. At least, that is their stated policy. They ask that you instead wait for their written decision, which will be […] Read More …

CSRS & FERS Disability Retirement: The Process & the Office of Personnel Management

The “British Rule” is that “good manners will always get you through any and every form of trouble.” The process at the Office of Personnel Management is a long and arduous one. When the […] Read More …