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Wall and big letters WORKERS' RIGHTS

S&Ds defend EU workers’ rights despite efforts by the conservatives to block progress

Today, the Socialists and Democrats led a majority in the European Parliament to defend two reports aiming at improving and safeguarding the social rights of millions of European workers, in spite of...
PES Congress Lisbon event poster 2018

S&Ds kick off election campaign at PES congress in Lisbon

The president of the Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann, will participate in the PES Congress in Lisbon on 7-8 December together with a strong delegation of S...
Investing in children is investing in our future, child guarantee to lift children out of poverty, Maria João Rodrigues, social inequalities, Jutta Steinruck, social exclusion, Vilija Blinkevičiūtė,

S&Ds achieve breakthrough on the European Child Guarantee

Today, the S&Ds led a majority to support the introduction of a European Child Guarantee, worth €5.9 billion, to help eradicate poverty which hits one out of 4 children in Europe. The proposal is...
Krakow city at dusk

The Progressives will be in Kraków this Friday: Social Europe has to be at the heart of European elections

Socialist and democrat politicians will gather with academics and civil society activists in Kraków on Friday to discuss what we can do better to win back our citizens’ trust and pave the way for a...
Harnessing globalisation means shaping it to the benefit of all

Benefits from globalisation must be shared fairly, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats led today a vote in employment and social affairs committee to ensure that more citizens who have lost their jobs can benefit from the European Transition Fund (ETF). The...

Individual taxation is instrumental to achieving tax fairness for women, say S&Ds

Fair taxation for men and women is crucial for achieving gender equality and strengthening women’s employment and economic independence. Today the S&D Group voted in favour of a joint report by...

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