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EU human rights report: S&Ds warn civil society is facing constant threats, S&D vice-president Josef Weidenholzer MEP, democracy, the rule of law and human rights, #EuwakeUp,

S&Ds: In a growing world of populism, extremism and xenophobia, the promotion of human rights is more important than ever

The S&D members of the subcommittee on human rights took part in the European Parliament delegation attending the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on 5-6 March 2018...
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Pittella resigns S&D Group leadership. New president to be elected on 20 March. Grazie Gianni.

Following his successful election to the Italian Senate, Gianni Pittella announced today at a meeting of all S&D Group MEPs his resignation from the Group presidency. Possible candidates have...

Let’s ban sexism, no woman deserves to be a product of marketing, say S&Ds

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are launching an EU platform of cities engaged against sexist advertisement. During a special...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D MEP Agnes Jongerius "Posted workers too often are paid lower salaries and enjoy less social protection than the local workforce; some of them live and work under shocking...
Chinese man cutting steel pole and sparks flying

America first policy is leading the world trade into a wall, say S&D Euro MPs

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly condemned President Trump’s announcement to impose heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, including from the EU. S...
make tax fair - books on offshore accounts, taxes and finance

S&Ds push for tough rules on middlemen involved in aggressive tax planning

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today led a majority on measures that would make lawyers, banks or counsellors accountable for the schemes offered to their rich clients to cut...
Spirit, wine, beer bottles

Alcohol should also have labelling on ingredients and nutritional values

At a plenary vote to update the 2008 EU Spirits Regulation, Socialists and Democrats called for an end to the exemption of spirit drinks from the Food Information Regulation, so that they are also...
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S&Ds score important victory for European workers: equal pay for equal work in the same place now within reach

The European Parliament, the Bulgarian Presidency and the Commission reached a common understanding on the introduction of equal pay for equal work in the same place for workers temporarily posted in...