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Human Resources

These pages contain information relevant to Personnel, Payroll and Accounting Offices

Welcome to the California State Controller's Office (SCO) web page for the Personnel/Payroll Services Division (PPSD).  The Division administers the Uniform State Payroll System and audits and processes all personnel and payroll transactions for state civil service, exempt, state court, and California State University employees. PPSD is also responsible for providing information required to manage the Human Resources of the State, account for salary and wage expenditures, and provide data to the retirement systems necessary for the calculation of employee retirement benefits.  Additionally, the Division helps administer two of the nation's largest public pension funds.  On this webpage you will find a list of useful Human Resources information.                                                  

What's New


  • Peak Workloads happening now: Annual Retirement Compensation Max Refunding (July 2019), Permanent Intermittent Flex Forms (July 2019), Labor Relations - Mass Updates (July 2019)   

  • NEW eLearning! "PAR Errors: How to Identify Them & How to Avoid Them" is now available. Visit the eLearning page to watch it now.       

  • In an effort to prevent the duplication of social security numbers within PIMS, before keying new appointments please use the link to verify that the social security is valid. Dual SSN Info                

  • Human Resources Suggestion Email Box - Is now available
  • CS Weekly Processing Dates 
  • CSU Weekly Processing Dates








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