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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).  PPSD administers the Uniform State Payroll System (Legacy), audits and processes all personnel and payroll transactions for state civil service exempt employees and the California State University College System. We provide information required to manage the personnel resources of the State and to properly account for salary and wage expenditures. PPSD provides data to the retirement systems necessary for calculation of employee retirement benefits.                

What's New!       

Weekly Processing Dates 

Frequently Asked Questions - 2017 Excluded Employee Leave Buy-Back Program Enhancement - Transfer of Leave Accruals to Savings Plus

PPSD Operations Escalation E-mail and Contact List

Transaction Supervisor's Forum










Quick Links

  • Automated Listserv Management System
    The Personnel / Payroll Services Division provides four (4) lists with news, updates, and information that relate to the California Leave Accounting System (CLAS) (Civil Service),  California Leave Accounting System (CLAS) (California State University (CSU)), Personnel and Payroll Operations (Civil Service), and Personnel and Payroll Operations (CSU) letters
  • California Leave Accounting System (CLAS)
  • Dental Enrollment Toolkit is here!
  • Management Information Retrieval System (MIRS)
    MIRS is a reporting system used by State of California Human Resources staff.  MIRS allows users to generate pre-written reports or create ad hoc reports for Employment History, Payment History, Employer Sponsored Deductions, Leave Accounting and Position Inventory.
  • ViewDirect
    Online Reporting System used by State of California human resources staff. ViewDirect contains reports necessary for human resources offices to perform personnel and payroll duties.