Our latest content

Press release

Consider platform workers as employees and reverse the burden of proof, S&Ds demand of Commission

Speaking ahead of the launch of the consultative phase on platform work, by Commissioner Nicolas Schmit today, the Socialists and Democrats in the

Press release

To end scandal of ‘working poor’ fair minimum wages and fair working conditions are indispensable

Speaking ahead of a debate on ‘Reducing inequalities with a specific focus on in-work poverty’, the S&D Group calls for fair minimum wages, action to

Press release

Ending child poverty: S&Ds secure political deal with EU governments to fund Child Guarantee

Last night, the S&Ds reached a political deal committing all member states to implementing and investing in the European Child Guarantee, during the

Press release

S&Ds draw up roadmap to affordable housing and renovations – now it’s up to the Commission to act

As one of the largest consumers of energy in the EU, building stock has a big impact on the EU’s climate goals. Buildings are responsible for 40% of

Press release

Progressives launch week of events to call on EU to deliver on housing for all

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is co-hosting - together with the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions, the Foundation for

Video

S&D MEP Alex Agius Saliba on the right to disconnect

“The Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we work. Now, more than one in three European workers are working from home. The pressure to

Press release

Everyone deserves a place to call home, say S&Ds as they push for decent, affordable housing for all

Today, the European Parliament is set to adopt a report proposing concrete policies to address the housing crisis. The Socialists and Democrats Group

Press release

Vote on right to disconnect is test case for conservatives’ willingness to bring workers’ rights into the digital age

Today, the European Parliament will vote on the S&D ‘Right to Disconnect’ report that calls for a binding EU law to grant this right to all European

Video

Can't escape work? - S&Ds fight for your right to disconnect

“Digitisation brings many benefits and advantages for employees such as greater flexibility or less commuting. However, there are also pitfalls. The

Video

Can't escape work? - S&Ds fight for your right to disconnect

The right to disconnect allows workers to refrain from engaging in work-related tasks, activities and electronic communication, such as phone calls