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28/02/2018 Closing the gender pay gap 2018: Focusing on pensions

PES Women launches its 2018 Gender Pay Gap campaign today (28 February), on European Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day is the day each year in spring until which women would have to work to earn the same as their male colleagues in the previous year.

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21/02/2018 PES president explains progressive stance in 'jobs & digital economy' discussion

The PES is leading the fight to address the unwanted consequences of digitisation.

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08/02/2018 PES welcomes crackdown on fraudulent 'letterbox companies'

The Party of European Socialists has welcomed a court ruling which will help close legal loopholes allowing fraudulent companies to dodge their social security obligations.

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25/01/2018 PES to defend rights of Brussels Deliveroo workers

Members of the PES Social Europe Network today met workers from Deliveroo Brussels to support their ongoing action to defend their employment rights against the delivery service.

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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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