California Association of Professional Scientists

CAPS is an organization of scientific civil servants who protect public health, the environment, and California’s natural resources.

This member website provides our members with information about their union, important news and upcoming events, and ways to get involved.
Our public website provides our members and the public with information about CAPS and the role of science in improving the lives of all Californians.

Fighting Back on Retirement Benefits


CAPS Media Program

Legal Actions

Member Updates

Capsule Newsletter

Classification Reform

Legislative Program

CAPS Events

May 8, 2019 – 31st Annual State Scientist Day
State Capitol, West Steps

If you have an event you’d like CAPS to be involved in, please send an email, attention Public Relations Committee Chair, to