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García Pérez/Jongerius: “Proposal for fair minimum wages is a big achievement for people in Europe! Especially in the Covid-19 crisis, we have to fight for decent jobs!”

Led by EU Commissioner for Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, the EU Commission presented today its long-awaited proposal for a Directive on fair minimum

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Progressive Society re-launch: It's time to reshape capitalism and we have a plan for it

Tonight in their group meeting, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament launched the second edition of the Progressive Society

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Amidst Covid-19 crisis, S&Ds defend our people and planet against incorrigible austerity ideologues

This morning, the European Parliament will debate two crucial reports on the future of the EU’s economic policies, to be voted later in the day. The

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S&Ds on Commission Work Programme 2021: “There is no time to waste in delivering for EU citizens!”

During today’s debate in the EP plenary on the Commission Work Programme 2021, the Socialists and Democrats laid down their priorities for Commission

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Give social rights teeth by making objectives binding, S&Ds call on Commission and EU governments

Speaking ahead of the presentation of her report, a strong social Europe for a Just Transition, in the European Parliament’s employment committee in

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S&Ds: The fourth ‘Africa Week’ for a new sustainable and equal EU-Africa partnership kicks off, despite Covid-19

From the 13th to 15th October 2020, the S&D Group hosts the fourth edition of ‘Africa Week’ virtually, a first of its kind. The S&D Group, together

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Commission must step up its ambition on carcinogens to better protect workers’ health

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have criticised today’s Commission proposal to add only one revised and two new carcinogenic

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Progressives lead reform of Youth Guarantee to end unpaid internships in the EU

Today, the employment committee in the European Parliament followed the lead of the Socialists and Democrats and voted for important improvements to

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S&Ds call on Commission to step up their ambitions for young people

Today, the European Commission has adopted proposals to strengthen the European Youth Guarantee and update the Skills Agenda. Drawing the lessons from

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Employment Guidelines: against EPP resistance, S&Ds introduce progressive policies to ensure fair recovery

To respond adequately to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to include progressive policy