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Young farmers are key in the future Common Agriculture Policy, say S&Ds

Young farmers represent a great potential for the agriculture sector, as they are keener to innovate and diversify. Hence, the new Common Agriculture Policy must embody a strong and concrete policy...
construction worker and equal pay

S&Ds score victory for European workers: Equal pay for equal work at the same place to become reality

Today, the European Parliament endorsed new rules for posted workers that will create fair conditions and fair competition for European workers and companies. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
Her body, her rights, repeal the 8th - black slide red writing and gilr in background

In a historic vote, Irish people show compassion with women in crisis

Reacting to the outcome of the May 25 Irish Referendum that repeals the country's Eighth Amendment, the clause in the Irish constitution that effectively outlaws abortion by giving equal rights to...
Progressive Society

Europeans expect us to curb inequality, and we will do it, says Udo Bullmann

Socialists and Democrats set up a six-month lab to contribute to an alternative model of development for the EU. The European Union was built on solidarity, cohesion and the prospect of a better life...
S&D Euro MPs back Commission proposal to boost financing of Youth Employment Initiative

Youth Strategy: The young should participate in decision-making and have fair access to quality jobs

Young people were particularly hard-hit by the financial crisis in 2008 and still suffer from high unemployment, or have become the working-poor. The S&D Group fights to give young people a voice...
Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, Bangladesh textile factories are far from humane

S&Ds call on the European Commission to demand better working conditions in Bangladesh

Five years ago, the world watched with great shock at the images of the collapsed clothing factory Rana Plaza in Bangladesh. The European Commission gave the government of Bangladesh a deadline to...
Words about victims of violence and crime

S&Ds call on Commission and member states to show they are serious about protecting victims of violence

Speaking after a debate and vote on the implementation report on the European Protection Order, Soraya Post, MEP and S&D spokesperson on human rights said: “It is shameful that although tens of...