Resignation is an act which is resisted, for various and complex reasons.
The strength of holding onto something; the sense that such an act would be a culmination of, and admission to, a declaration of defeat; it is often and stubbornly believed that to resist the finality of the act promulgates a validation of remaining strength to survive.
For Federal and Postal employees contemplating filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, whether under FERS or CSRS, the decision not to resign allows for greater options to remain open: the tolling of the Statute of Limitations (Federal and Postal employees have up until 1 year from the date of separation from Federal Service to file for Federal Disability Retirement benefits) will not be triggered; there is the belief that, if a Federal Disability Retirement application is filed, but is denied at all stages, the Federal or Postal employee may have the opportunity to continue to work at the Federal or Postal job; a sense that OPM will scrutinize a Federal Disability Retirement application submitted by one who has chosen to resign, in a different and more rigorous light; and multiple similar reasonings employed.
But whether for financial considerations (accessing one’s TSP), personal reasons (moving to a different location to be with family, etc.), or psychological decisions (the action itself may allow for some sense of finality and culmination of relief), sometimes it may be necessary to contemplate the act of resignation.
How such a resignation should be worded may play somewhat of a relevant part, and should be reflected upon before any final submission.
Robert R. McGill, Esquire
Filed under: Resigning or Being Separated From a Federal Agency for Medical Problems or Other Reasons | Tagged: a few reasons why you should or should not resign from federal service for medical reasons, agencies to injured workers: no jobs so resign, applying for disability retirement before signing that resignation letter from the postal service, attorney representing federal workers for disability throughout the united states, before you sign that po resignation letter, beware of the consequences of signing that resignation letter, considerations before resigning federal job for medical problems, considerations before resigning from the us postal service, CSRS disability retirement federal attorney, federal employment and resignation letter, federal service and how to resign, FERS disability retirement, fers retirement after quitting federal employment, handling your resignation from the us government, how a resignation of your federal job can limit your ability to file for federal disability retirement in the future, how to resign from the post office, injured postal workers don't have to quit their jobs to file for disability, make sure you think very well what you write in resignation form, medical disability after quitting the postal service, not regretting quitting your federal job, opm disability and advantages from resigning from the agency, owcp disability retirement, owcp resignation, postal service resignation letter and other considerations, quitting the usps, quitting your federal job standard form 50, reasons why the disabled federal worker resigns, representing federal employees from any us government agency, resign so you don't get any federal medical benefits?, resignation from federal government job, resigning for OPM disability retirement, resigning from the post office and the benefits of changing careers, should I resign first to get federal disability retirement?, the agency always wants injured workers to resign, thinking twice in explaining why you are quitting your federal job, to resign or not to resign, usps and the resignation argument, USPS disability retirement, usps resignation letter, when the agency pressures the disabled federal employee to quit, when you have not choice but to resign due to your poor health, when you have to quit the federal agency due to a serious illness, why to resign from a good paying federal job?, why to resign from the usps?, you don’t have to resign to apply for medical disability, your reasons to resign from a federal job | Leave a comment »