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The Socialists and Democrats take on European Own Resources

European Own Resources are vital to help the EU recover in the post Covid-19 lockdown era. As the next European Union budget is being fine-tuned and

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S&Ds call on Commission to step up their ambitions for young people

Today, the European Commission has adopted proposals to strengthen the European Youth Guarantee and update the Skills Agenda. Drawing the lessons from

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Employment Guidelines: against EPP resistance, S&Ds introduce progressive policies to ensure fair recovery

To respond adequately to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to include progressive policy

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Amidst new scandals of COVID-19 outbreaks in slaughterhouses, S&Ds call for fair treatment of seasonal workers

Speaking ahead of a debate and vote on a resolution in the European Parliament later today on how to better protect cross-border and seasonal workers

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S&Ds welcome commitment by Commission to cover precarious workers in slaughterhouses with directive for decent working conditions

Reacting to today’s announcement by Commissioner for employment and social affairs, Nicolas Schmit, in the German press that he will push for a new

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Post-Covid 19: what’s the recovery plan for Europe?

In this first episode of "What’s Left?", we take a look at ideas to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression, following the COVID

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BAD COVID-19 classification: under S&D pressure Commission concedes better protection for workers

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to get important guarantees from the European Commission on workers’ health and

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S&Ds reject Commission classifying COVID-19 as mid-level threat – a slap in the face for frontline workers

Following today’s decision by the European Commission to classify COVID-19 as a biological agent level 3, the Socialists and Democrats announced they

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COVID-19 heroes deserve decent minimum wages

Ahead of today’s launch of the second phase of the consultation on minimum wages by the European Commission, the Socialists and Democrats in the

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Iratxe García: It's not about money, it's about Europe

“It is intolerable that 23 pro-EU countries are hostage to four preferring a national response. It's not about more or less money, it's about