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Human Resources

Provides an executive forum to promote the exchange of knowledge, to serve as a resource for best practices,and to ensure the textile rental industry is recognized as a great place to work.  

Meeting Minutes (11/16/16)

Mission Statement

To provide an executive forum to promote the exchange of knowledge, to serve as a resource for best practices, and to ensure the textile rental industry is recognized as a great place to work.
Projects and Initiatives
Textile Services Magazine Contributions
HR Committee member Lee Anh Mai of Service Linen Supply contributed to the TRSA Textile Services magazine article, "Recruit the Right Way, Reap the Benefits", that appeared in the April 2015 issue.
The committee provided content for TRSA's Textile Services magazine's" Executive Insights" article, that appeared in the September 2015 issue.  Four HR representatives answered the question, "What did you learn about retaining hourly employees from TRSA’s recent webinar on this topic?"
HR Committee Chair Kelly Saliba of Economy Linen and Vickie Roby of Miler’s Textile Services contributed to TRSA Texile Services magazine article, “Second Chances for Ex-Cons; Opportunities for Employers” that appeared in the September 2016 issue.  All articles can be viewed online here.
HR Sponsored Webinars
Human Resources Practices
As a result of member requests for employee training resources and sample written dress code policies, a TRSA Training Resource Library of books, Professional Development Apps, a Corporate Training Case Study, and Dress Code Guidelines were compiled. Click here to view Human Resources Practices.
Textile Service Career Center
In 2016, Committee members shared information on company cell-phone policies, recommended Payroll and HRIS companies, the use of Personality Assessments for hiring, the impact of legalization of Marijuana on HR Policy, and POT policies.  In addition, they provided feedback suggested job category titles for the online Textile Service Career Center.
Surveys and Benchmarking
The committee conducted two surveys through Survey Monkey , Production Turnover Rates Survey created May 27, 2015 and Employment Screening Tactics Survey created August 21, 2015.
The committee is responsible for conducting survey and distributing Annual Compensation and Benefits Report.
Charity MacDowell, Regional H.R. Director for the East Central Group of Cintas presented a session on “Employee Relations” at TRSA Production Summit in Pittsburgh, October 14-15, View Past Presentations.   
Sean Hearn (Chair), Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, CA
Carmen Berrelleza, Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, CA
Sharon Engle, Paris Companies, Dubois, PA
Theresa Faulkner, Roscoe Company, Chicago, NY
Hilda Fuentes-Highsmith, Cintas Corporation, Mason, OH
Rosemary Gelinas, General Linen Service Company, Inc., Somersworth, NH
Jen Janiak, Huebsch Services, Eau Claire, WI
LeAnh Mai, Service Linen Supply Inc., Renton, WA
Tina Marrero, Mickey’s Linen, Chicago, IL
Jamee Rivers, ImageFirst, King of Prussia, PA
Vickie Roby, Miller's Textile Services Inc., Wapakoneta, OH
Katie Rowland, Plymate, Shelbyville, IN
Dora Rui, Northeast Linen Supply & New England Linen Supply, Linden, NJ
Andrey Russell, Wildman Uniform & Linen, Warsaw, IN
Kelly Saliba, Economy Linen & Towel Service Inc., Zanesville, OH
Brenda Stauffer, Balfurd Healthcare & Linen Rentals, Tipton, PA
Cathy Warrin, Nixon Uniform Service and Medical Wear, New Castle, DE

Staff Liaison
Mary Beth Porter
703.519.0029, ext. 100