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.
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):
DWR l DTSC l Water Boards
Science Supervisors Petition - dedicated to salary equity for those state scientific supervisors who did not receive the LPLW equity increases for last summer
Fighting Back on Retirement Benefits
Recent News Stories (updated daily)
Title and Summary Issued for Reed/DeMaio Retirement Measure
Attention Shoppers: Don't Sign That Misleading Pension Petition!
CalPERS Costs Governor's Hybrid Plans
Fact Check: Public Employees are Already Giving
at the Office for Their Pensions
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