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Child Guarantee: with one in five children living in poverty, it is time for socialist initiative to become reality

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament and the Party of European Socialists jointly welcome today’s Commission proposal for a Council

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S&Ds call on EU ministers to seize opportunity to adapt EU’s economic policy and fiscal architecture to demands of the future

Ahead of today’s Eurogroup and tomorrow’s Ecofin meeting, where ministers are set to discuss the fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the

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S&Ds call for reform of EU’s fiscal architecture to include people and the planet, not just figures

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the drive for reform of the European Semester process by including environmental

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9 out of 10 Europeans want a social Europe, so let’s deliver, says Iratxe García

Today, during the plenary debate on the European Social Pillar, Social Democrats called for more ambition in the Commission’s Action Plan. They

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We want all progressive voices heard in the Conference on the Future of Europe, says Iratxe García

Today, the president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Portuguese Prime

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Ahead of Women’s Day, S&Ds call for increased support for women during the pandemic

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, the S&D Group held a two-day online event: Covid-19: Overcoming new Challenges to Gender Equality, organised

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Portuguese Presidency and Commissioner Schmit put social rights back on top of the EU’s agenda

Reacting to the presentation of the Action Plan by the European Commission on the implementation of the 2017 European Pillar of Social Rights, S&D

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Binding pay transparency proposal has finally made it! First and necessary step to end the gender pay gap

Socialists and Democrats welcome the proposal by the European Commission for a Directive to introduce pay transparency measures - a first and

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Give social rights teeth to improve people’s lives, demand S&Ds ahead of Commission Action Plan

Ahead of this week’s presentation of the European Commission’s Action Plan on how to implement the 2017 European Pillar of Social Rights, the

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Consider platform workers as employees and reverse the burden of proof, S&Ds demand of Commission

Speaking ahead of the launch of the consultative phase on platform work, by Commissioner Nicolas Schmit today, the Socialists and Democrats in the