California Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, right, says women have traditionally been undervalued in the workplace, and that bias can be perpetuated when their salaries are based on what they previously earned.
California Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, right, says women have traditionally been undervalued in the workplace, and that bias can be perpetuated when their salaries are based on what they previously earned. Marcus Yam Los Angeles Times file
California Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, right, says women have traditionally been undervalued in the workplace, and that bias can be perpetuated when their salaries are based on what they previously earned. Marcus Yam Los Angeles Times file