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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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Agnes Jongerius: It's time the European Pillar of Social Rights delivers for people

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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Pay your interns & trainees

Stop the plague of unpaid internships! The S&D has been fighting for fairly paid internships and quality jobs for years. The vote on the reform of the

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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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Putting people and planet first with responsible business conduct

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is fighting to make responsible business conduct the norm, through EU-wide mandatory due diligence for companies. S&D MEP Lara Wolters drafted the report that

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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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The Socialists and Democrats take on European Own Resources

European Own Resources are vital to help the EU recover in the post Covid-19 lockdown era. As the next European Union budget is being fine-tuned and

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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