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Fair employment ensures safer air travels, say S&Ds, Transport, aviation, Social dumping, MEP Ismail Ertug, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), MEP Gabriele Preuss, drones

Fair employment ensures safer air travel, say S&Ds

Social dumping at the expense of aviation safety will come to an end. Today, the European Parliament’s transport and tourism committee voted for a new regulation that will increase pressure on...
Emissions scandal: S&D MEP reveals authorities knew existence of cheat devices as far back as 1998, Seb Dance, European Parliament's emissions test scandal inquiry, air pollution crisis,

S&Ds grill Verheugen on discrepancies in laws for emissions of trucks/buses and cars

Today S&D members of the parliamentary committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) questioned Günter Verheugen, who was the EU Commissioner for Enterprise and...
"We must tackle social dumping to renew citizens' trust in the European project" say S&Ds

"We must tackle social dumping to renew citizens' trust in the European project" say S&Ds

Improved checks, stronger sanctions for companies that don't respect the rules and much greater social convergence, especially through establishing social rights as a pillar of European policy. These...
S&Ds propose plan to boost jobs in Europe’s tourism sector, economic growth and job creation, István Ujhelyi, Tourism Task Force, First World Conference on Tourism for Development, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Ismail Ertug MEP,

S&Ds propose plan to boost jobs in Europe’s tourism sector

Tourism is a crucial engine for economic growth and job creation in many European countries, particularly during the summer. However, this sector needs investment and modernising, as well as a...

EP inquiry committee unveils new information on defeat device emissions loopholes

Following yesterday's hearing of the European Parliament’s inquiry committee on the car emissions scandal, the S&D Group calls for the committee to further investigate the abuse of existing...
S&Ds welcome plan to modernise EU railways but call for stronger protection of workers’ rights

S&Ds welcome plan to modernise EU railways but call for stronger protection of workers’ rights

After years of negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU have finally agreed on reforms to Europe's railway network so that there will be no more technical differences between...
No trade-off of transport workers' social rights for profit, say S&Ds, social dumping practices, S&D MEP Jens Nilsson, Ismail Ertug, MEP, fair working conditions for all workers in the transport sector, S&D MEP Guillaume Balas

No trade-off of transport workers' social rights for profit, say S&Ds

Transport is one of the most affected sectors by social dumping practices. This is why the Socialists and Democrats in the parliamentary transport committee today backed very specific measures to...