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30/11/2017 PES ministers support job-rich and environmentally sustainable industrialisation

PES Competitiveness Ministers will work towards a job-rich and environmentally-friendly industrialisation of Europe, and a deepening of the European single market that protects workers and consumers.

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23/11/2017 PES welcomes wage growth commitment in European semester, urges implementing action

The Party of European Socialists has responded to the European Commission's Autumn Package for the European Semester by welcoming its reference to the European pillar of social rights, especially the commitment to decent wages.

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17/11/2017 PES urges fast implementation of new European pillar of social rights

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the declaration of the European pillar of social rights today by all the governments of the European Union, led by Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven – and urges EU governments now to move quickly to implement what they have agreed.

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15/11/2017 PES Ministers declaration on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Social affairs and employment ministers from progressive parties around Europe have adopted a strong declaration on the European pillar of social rights, due to be proclaimed by all EU governments later this week.

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14/11/2017 PES ministers: Cohesion policy is an expression of solidarity

Social and economic cohesion in Europe is a vital element of EU solidarity, and must not be held hostage to an austerity agenda.

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24/10/2017 PES welcomes progress towards a level playing field for EU workers

The Party of European Socialists welcomes yesterday's agreement reached in the EU Council of Ministers on the Posting of Workers Directive.

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23/10/2017 PES welcomes agreement on European social pillar

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes today’s agreement among EU governments, MEPs and the European Commission to proclaim a European Pillar of Social Rights before the end of 2017 – something that has been at the top of our agenda for years.

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22/10/2017 PES ministers say time has come to put social Europe first

PES ministers will not give up their fight for a Europe that puts people first, for a Europe that puts fundamental social rights and social progress above economic freedoms and competition laws.

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16/10/2017 PES welcomes key progress on posted workers reform

The Party of European Socialists today welcomes an important step towards creating a level playing field for EU workers and ending the race to the bottom in the European labour market, as a European Parliament committee voted to reform the Posting of Workers directive.

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13/10/2017 Transport ministers: EU mobility package is a real opportunity

PES transport ministers today adopted a common declaration entitled "Make the EU Mobility Package a real opportunity to create a fairer European road transport sector".

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