sweetheart contract


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sweet′heart con`tract


n.
a contract made through collusion between management and labor representatives having terms detrimental to union workers. Also called sweet′heart agree`ment.
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Are there items in the buyout that would show that it is less than arms-length or is a sweetheart contract in disguise?
(Rojas now works for Advantage Schools, an Edison competitor.) Wynns thought Rojas had given Edison a sweetheart contract that failed to charge the corporation for busing, rent on the school, or administrative services, such as passing through federal and state funding and handing payroll.
"I'm not saying someone's getting paid off for a sweetheart contract, but it's very hard to ignore that this is your former partner and your former client standing there before you," said Republican Sen.