Claims Jumped in September.
OPM last month
received 11,952 new claims for retirement under the CSRS and
FERS Systems. Nearly 5,000 more than the 7,000 claims
OPM has projected
that employees will file 7,000 retirement claims in each of the
last 3 months of 2012, before jumping to an estimated 21,000
claims in January 2013.