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sweetheart contract

a contract made through collusion between management and labor representatives containing terms beneficial to management and detrimental to union workers.
Also called sweetheart agreement.
Origin of sweetheart contract
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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sweetheart contract

noun phrase

A labor contract that particularly favors the employer and is usually negotiated by a corrupt union official (1950s+ Labor union)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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