The California Association of Professional Scientists (CAPS) is the exclusive representative of nearly 3,000 scientists working for the State of California.  Our website provides our members and the public with information about CAPS and the role of science in improving the lives of all Californians.

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CAPS Bargaining

Bargaining Update (9/2/2015)
Dept. of Finance/CalHR Health "Reform" Proposals to CAPS
Making Noise: Salary Equity Now!
Salary Inequity HURTS Real People! 
2015 CAPS Compensation Proposal
Like Pay for Like Work Comparison  (compares current salary differential between comparable state scientists and state engineering classifications):
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2015 CAPS Bargaining Team
2015 CAPS "Sunshine" Proposals
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  Reclassification Project

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CAPS is working cooperatively with CalHR and the various departments that employ scientists to consolidate scientific classifications.

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Capsule August 2015

Retirement Initiative Undermines Pension Security
CAPS to File Grievance
A Good Thing, by David Miller, President 

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CAPS in the News

California Takes New Approach on Water Regulation for Pot Farms
August 29, 2015 Sacramento Bee

State Scientists Deserve Pay Equity
August 27, 2015 Sacramento Bee Letters to the Editor

Unhappy State Scientists Plan Pay Protest
August 25, 2015 Sacramento Bee

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