Workers' compensation and annuity


Q. I was a postal worker for 12 years when I was injured on the job in 2001 and am now collecting workers’ compensation. Would I receive any retirement benefits at age 65?

A. Not at any age unless your workers’ compensation ends. See


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to


  1. cheryl westine on

    I have worked 35 years at postal service-I work partime & receive part workers comp—since I earned it how do I get the retire benefits from the postal service if I stay with workers comp? do they give supposed monies I earned in a lump sum?

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