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Schulz has the solution to the Spanish job crisis

Schulz has the solution to the Spanish job crisis

Speaking at a major Spanish Socialists (PSOE ) rally in Malaga, Spain this weekend, PES Common Candidate for Commission President Martin Schulz state that “We must invest to create more jobs for our young generation”.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Schulz pledges to fight for Europe’s industry in Piombino visit

Schulz pledges to fight for Europe’s industry in Piombino visit

On 9th of May Martin Schulz visited the Lucchini factory in Piombino Italy, a former European steel hub that was forced to shut down production due to the financial crisis leaving over 1500 employees in uncertainty and despair.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES demonstrates with ETUC for quality jobs and a social Europe

PES demonstrates with ETUC for quality jobs and a social Europe

Today hundreds of PES Activists participated in a demonstration organised by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) displaying support for decent jobs and a social Europe.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES Manifesto adopted with Clear Focus on Job Creation

PES Manifesto adopted with Clear Focus on Job Creation

The PES Manifesto for the European Elections 2014 was unanimously adopted today at the PES Election Congress in Rome 1 March. All PES Member Parties at the Congress voted on the text in an open ballot.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES heads of state and Government say EU summit fight is about jobs and real  solidarity, not picking off countries one by one

PES heads of state and Government say EU summit fight is about jobs and real solidarity, not picking off countries one by one

The European Council summit meeting today “should have as its aim objective to create more and better jobs”, said Party of European Socialists’ (PES) President, Sergei Stanishev. He added “instead, we see yet more attempts to dilute the sense of shared economic and social standards and decision-making”.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES President says Commission President Barroso could be accused of trying  to hide the effects of the economic crisis as Social Communication stripped of  key measures

PES President says Commission President Barroso could be accused of trying to hide the effects of the economic crisis as Social Communication stripped of key measures

Sergei Stanishev, President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) today urged Jose Manuel Barroso, the European Commission President to make the upcoming communication on the social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) part of a ‘radical overhaul’ of EU policy. In an official letter to the Commission head, Mr. Stanishev has stated that the Commission runs the risk of being accused of hiding the effects of the economic crisis.

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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