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HRascals: Human Resources Associated Staff Committee At Large


HRascals is comprised of PSU staff and administrators who gather together bi-monthly to stay informed on PSU and Human Resources issues which apply to the operations of departments.  This committee is focused on supporting the needs of staff responsible for direct employee services in each department, with a focus on responsibilities associated with Human Resources, Academic Affairs, University Financial Services, and Information Technology.
HRascals is open to anyone interested in participating in the meetings or joining the email list for information distribution. To sign up email Christina Kraus at
2016 Meeting Dates
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 10th - Smith Student Union
  • Tuesday, October 11th - Smith Student Union
We will be raffling a 2 night stay in University Place's Executive Suite at each meeting in 2016!
Please let us know your suggestions for future agenda topics.


HRascals Newsletter Archive
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015

Previous Presentations
February 9, 2015
  • Agenda:
    • Benefits Updates-- Kerry Gilbreth
    • Ban the Box-- Cedar Rupp
    • Oregon Sick Leave-- Cedar Rupp
    • Effective Performance Evaluations-- Sarah Johnston
October 13, 2015
  • Agenda:
    • Phishing Attacks-- OIT
    • Open Enrollment-- Kerry Gilbreth
    • Employment Law Update-- Pam Hutchins
    • Hotel Benefit-- Jon Bishop
May 10, 2015
Power Point Presentation
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) update – Terrill Bartee
    • AVP HR search update – Sarah Johnston
    • AAUP and AFT update – Wendy Weir
    • Pay Raise update – Wendy Weir
    • Summer Term – Wendy Weir