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The Portuguese EU presidency will boost a response to Covid based on solidarity, says Iratxe García

Ahead of the six-month Portuguese presidency of the European Union, starting on 1 January 2021, the president of the European Parliament and the

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Work is invading your private life? S&Ds fight for your right to disconnect

On the initiative of S&D MEP Alex Agius Saliba, the employment and social affairs committee today calls on the Commission to regulate the right to

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Porto Agenda for social rights: it is time to fulfil Europe’s promise again

This afternoon, the European Parliament’s employment committee will vote on the report by co-rapporteurs S&D MEP Agnes Jongerius and MEP Dennis Radtke

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S&Ds vote to enhance cooperation between public employment services to get more people into jobs

Today, the European Parliament is set to prolong the successful cooperation programme Network of European public Employment Services (PES) for another

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García Pérez/Jongerius: “Proposal for fair minimum wages is a big achievement for people in Europe! Especially in the Covid-19 crisis, we have to fight for decent jobs!”

Led by EU Commissioner for Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, the EU Commission presented today its long-awaited proposal for a Directive on fair minimum

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Progressive Society re-launch: It's time to reshape capitalism and we have a plan for it

Tonight in their group meeting, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament launched the second edition of the Progressive Society

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Amidst Covid-19 crisis, S&Ds defend our people and planet against incorrigible austerity ideologues

This morning, the European Parliament will debate two crucial reports on the future of the EU’s economic policies, to be voted later in the day. The

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S&Ds on Commission Work Programme 2021: “There is no time to waste in delivering for EU citizens!”

During today’s debate in the EP plenary on the Commission Work Programme 2021, the Socialists and Democrats laid down their priorities for Commission

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Give social rights teeth by making objectives binding, S&Ds call on Commission and EU governments

Speaking ahead of the presentation of her report, a strong social Europe for a Just Transition, in the European Parliament’s employment committee in

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S&Ds: The fourth ‘Africa Week’ for a new sustainable and equal EU-Africa partnership kicks off, despite Covid-19

From the 13th to 15th October 2020, the S&D Group hosts the fourth edition of ‘Africa Week’ virtually, a first of its kind. The S&D Group, together