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Agreement on European Labour Authority - a major success for the S&D Group

The negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council struck today a deal to set up a European Labour Authority (ELA) in order to end labour

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EU finally backs S&D call for crackdown on precarious and zero hour contracts

Leading S&D MEPs welcomed new rules agreed yesterday that will help people working on precarious or zero hour contracts. The proposals were part of a

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S&D Euro MPs secure new deal to strengthen the protection of Europeans’ health in the workplace

Today, negotiators of the European Parliament, the Commission and the EU member states reached an agreement to protect Europeans from the exposure to

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S&Ds call to make benefits of European Globalisation Adjustment Fund available to more workers

The European Parliament today adopted a report by S&D MEP Maria Arena on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, which the European Parliament

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S&Ds secure €5.9 billion ESF+ funding for European Child Guarantee to eradicate child poverty

In today’s vote in the European Parliament on the European Social Fund Plus the Socialists and Democrats got a major step closer to making the

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Mobility Package: S&Ds are the only ones to broker an agreement to defend workers’ rights in the transport sector

The all-party transport committee in the European Parliament today backed the report drafted by S&D MEP Ismail Ertug on cabotage*. It reinforces

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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

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  • Georgi Pirinski
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Kick-start for a better Europe: Socialists and Democrats endorse Frans Timmermans as Common Candidate, in Lisbon

Socialists and Democrats from all over Europe have gathered at the PES-Congress in Lisbon to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 European elections

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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

  • S&D MEP Udo Bullmann
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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