Status of OPM decision to give exes a part of FERS Annuity Supplement

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In 2016, OPM arbitrarily awarded ex-spouses an apportionment of a retiree’s FERS Special Retirement Supplement. OIG advised them against that policy, but OPM persists, even awarding retroactive payments. At least one judge (Kasic) has ruled in favor of a retiree, but then the trail goes cold. Does anyone know the status of any litigation/class action suit?

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Asked on January 14, 2019 5:41 pm
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Good question. The last we heard was the IG report and a letter from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association requesting that the policy be reversed:
https://www.fedweek.com/retirement-financial-planning/opm-asked-to-reverse-divorce-settlements-policy-change/

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