sweetheart agreement

noun
variants: or sweetheart contract

Definition of sweetheart agreement

: an agreement between an employer and a labor union on terms favorable to the employer and often arranged by a union official without the participation or approval of the union members

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“Sweetheart agreement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweetheart%20agreement. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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