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. 

Value Science. Value Scientists!

Information about how to join CAPS in the collective fight to protect California’s future by providing equitable wages to State Scientists..

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.


View more information, updates, and other FAQs on CAPS recent affiliation with the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW).