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PES heads of government, European Commissioners and leaders at the PES European Council Preparation Meeting, Brussels, Belgium

European socialists: EUCO must offer hope to those in need

The European socialist family will continue working for those facing war, for those fleeing conflict, for those in need of humanitarian assistance. We stand for…

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Housing ministerial meeting of the Party of European Socialists

Socialists push to put housing on EU agenda

Housing policy can be a driver for fairer communities and a greener future, socialist and social-democratic ministers responsible for housing said today. The inaugural PES…

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES welcomes European Parliament vote on Directive on platform work

PES welcomes European Parliament vote on Directive on platform work

Today, thanks to a push by Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament took a critical step towards stronger rights for workers. The PES is committed…

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Member of the PES Social Europe Network meeting in hybrid format, 26 January 2023

PES Social Europe Network presses for strong platform work Directive

Protect gig workers from exploitation by urgently adopting a strong Directive on platform work – this was the message sent to the EU Council and…

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Pictured from left: PES Secretary General Achim Post, PES President Stefan Löfven, S&D Group President Iratxe Garcia, PES Executive Vice-President Francisco André, and PES Executive Vice-President Katarina Barley

PES leaders: corruption has no place in our democratic institutions and in our society

PES leadership, progressive European Commissioners, and PES leaders gathered in Brussels, with the PES Presidency adopting strong declarations on fighting corruption, strengthening workers’ rights and…

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European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit addresses PES EPSCO ministers, Brussels, Belgium, 8 December 2022

PES EPSCO ministers push for ambitious Platform Work Directive

Ahead of today’s EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), ministers from the Party of European Socialists (PES) met at the PES…

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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