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We will push Commission vice-president designate Šuica to ensure that people are fully involved in the debate on the future of Europe, say S&Ds

Following yesterday's hearing of Commission vice-president designate Dubravka Šuica, our group has decided to give its support to the Croatian

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Hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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Schmit is the right person for jobs and social affairs, say S&Ds

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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Iratxe García addresses the SPD parliamentary group in Berlin: “We count on you to build a more sustainable and progressive Europe”

Today S&D leader Iratxe García attended the extraordinary opening session of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, upon invitation from

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What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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Social dumping (Watch the video)

Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight for their rights remains at the core of the social democratic agenda. Trade unions and workers' parties have often succeeded in taming capitalism

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Fair trade - (Watch the video)

Fair trade - (Watch the video) Trade between different countries is a good thing. It has created jobs and improved living standards as a whole. But, has everyone benefitted in the same way? There has

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S&D leader Udo Bullmann: “On Labour Day we reaffirm our call for a fair and progressive Europe for all."

On the occasion of International Labour Day on May 1st, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann states: “Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight

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A step forward in the protection of vulnerable workers. The Parliament has finally backed S&Ds call for crackdown on precarious contracts

Today the European Parliament has approved the final agreement reached earlier with the member states on measures that will boost the rights for