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sweetheart contract

noun
1.
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
1945-1950
1945-50
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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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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