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E-privacy: EPP caves to big business and blocks proposals to give citizens control of their confidential information online

A coalition of right-wing groups today voted against proposals designed to give citizens more control over how their confidential information can be used online. The S&D Group was disappointed by...
Equal pay

Posting of workers: S&Ds to make equal pay for equal work at the same place a reality

The Socialists and Democrats succeeded in anchoring the principle of equal pay for equal work at the same place in the revision of rules on the posting of workers voted in the European Parliament’s...
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Ryanair cannot solve its crisis at the expense of passengers and workers, says Ismail Ertug

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by the cancellation of 20,000 flights by Irish airline Ryanair. Most of the passengers are not entitled to compensation under the existing Passenger...
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Empower women economically, say S&Ds to Commission

Today the European Parliament approved a very strong progressive S&D report calling on the Commission and member states to strengthen the economic empowerment of women to enable them to...
With Africa partner and priority

European Socialists and Democrats call for a real partnership with Africa

"We Europeans want and need to strengthen our co-operation, at all levels, with Africa – a continent blessed with immense resources, especially its people", argued the president of the S&D Group...

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