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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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30/05/2017 Environment and Climate Change Network: For an ambitious Energy Union that guarantees affordable prices and creates jobs

The Party of European Socialists will fight for an ambitious implementation of the Energy Union with a strong social dimension and the involvement of social partners.

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04/05/2017 Social Europe network: For a Europe people can trust - a proposal for a solid European Pillar of Social Rights

The Party of European Socialists fights for a Europe that stands against inequality, for decent working conditions, and for strong social protection.

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28/04/2017 PES supports democratic election of Speaker of Macedonian Parliament

The Party of European Socialists supports the clearly democratic process of electing of the new Speaker of Macedonian Parliament, and calls for a focus on political dialogue to eliminate the risk of violence and unrest.

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28/04/2017 PES: Malta’s minimum wage increase reflects progress and stability

PES welcomes the Maltese government’s decision to raise the minimum wage, following discussions with social partners.

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27/04/2017 Progressive European ministers call for a Europe with strong social rights

The European Ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed the need to strengthen social and worker’s rights in Europe at their meeting in Luxembourg on 27 March and welcomed that the European Commission is taking the initiative on the European pillar of social rights.

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27/04/2017 PES welcomes European pillar of social rights, but highlights work still to do

The Party of the European Socialists welcomes the European Commission’s first steps towards a more social Europe -- but we believe that they should go further.

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25/04/2017 PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU

The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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03/04/2017 PES employment ministers: Commission must deliver a more social Europe

Meeting in Malta immediately before the Informal EPSCO Council, PES employment and social ministers reiterated their demand for the Commission to propose a strong and ambitious European Pillar of Social Rights in April.

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31/03/2017 Malta's strong social measures paved the way for economic success

PES hails the fiscal success achieved by the Maltese Labour government of Joseph Muscat, which has turned the country's economy around in just four years –- and done so while also implementing unprecedented social measures.

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