Press Release

Monday, May 22, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Stockton Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman to ban employers from seeking the salary history of job applicants passed the Assembly on Monday with a strong, bipartisan majority.

The bill, Assembly Bill 168, prohibits employers from asking for or seeking the salary history of a job applicant, either personally or through an intermediary. It also requires employers to disclose to an applicant, upon request, the pay scale for a position.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bill by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman to ban employers from seeking the salary history of job applicants, a practice that contributes to women being paid less than their male co-workers, passed a key committee Wednesday.

Assembly Bill 168 prohibits employers from asking for or looking for the salary history of a job applicant, either personally or through an intermediary. It also requires employers to disclose to an applicant, upon request, the pay scale for a position.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

(Sacramento) – Equal pay for equal work legislation, authored by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), was among the items featured when the California Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) unveiled its legislative priorities at a State Capitol news conference. The announcements came on Equal Pay Day, highlighting the pay disparities of women in the workforce who, in California, aren’t expected to earn parity until 2043 earing $.78 to a white man’s dollar.  “Women are already paid less than men, for the same work and because professions where women predominate are undervalued, using salary history to determine compensation is double-baking inequality into the system,” said Assemblymember Eggman. “Assembly Bill 168 gives women the power to determine for themselves where they start negotiating.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Monday, March 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton on Monday announced legislation to make tuition at California’s community colleges and public universities free for state residents.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton, speaks to a crowd rallying at the State Capitol on the occasion of Women's History Month.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – A bill introduced Tuesday by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman would ban employers from seeking the salary history of job applicants, a practice that contributes to women being paid less than their male co-workers.

The bill, AB 168, prohibits employers from asking for or looking for the salary history of a job applicant, either personally or through an intermediary. A provision also requires employers to disclose to an applicant, upon request, the pay scale for a position.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The funds approved by the California Strategic Growth Council are designed to help Californians drive less and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change.