If your agency undergoes a major reorganization, reduction in force, or transfer of function, and a significant percentage of the employees will be separated, or will be reduced in pay, the head of your agency can ask the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to permit early optional retirement for eligible employees.
If your agency gets approval to permit early optional retirements, eligible employees will be notified of the opportunity to retire voluntarily.
Information about Early Optional Retirement under CSRS is available here.
Information about Early Optional Retirement under FERS is available here.
If you are a current employee, you should contact your human resources office. If you have separated from federal service or are currently a retiree, you should contact OPM’s Retirement Office at 1-888-767-6738 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The phone lines are open from 7:40 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
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