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More ambition is needed to close the gender pay gap, say S&Ds to Commission’s EU Action Plan

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for decisive action and binding measures to finally close the gender pay gap. Reacting to the Commission’s EU Action Plan for...
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S&Ds secure new anti-dumping rules to protect European industries and workers

The European Parliament will today vote on a new anti-dumping methodology. Under the leadership of the Socialists and Democrats, Parliament succeeded at an early stage in preventing the Commission...
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S&Ds encourage national EU leaders to take education seriously as part of the Social Pillar

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the plan published today by the Commission to create an EU 'area of education' by 2025. It has been presented as a contribution...
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#MeToo: women, you are not alone, say S&Ds

At the request of the Socialists and Democrats, this morning the European Parliament debated the situation concerning sexual harassment and abuse in Europe and in the Parliament. Following the global...
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S&Ds call on Commission to introduce national minimum-income schemes to protect Europeans from poverty

In a report voted today in the European Parliament, the Socialists and Democrats succeeded in including a call on the Commission to introduce national minimum-income schemes, as well as funding...