sweetheart contract

sweetheart contract

noun
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:
1945–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sweetheart contract
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: sweetheart con-tract
Next Definition: sweetheart neck
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for sweetheart contract
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing sweetheart contract
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature