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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Meanwhile, if Donald Trump truly wants to drain the swamp, he should start with asking hard questions of Ryan Zinke, about what role he played in helping his friends land yet another embarrassing and dangerous sweetheart contract.
Are there items in the buyout that would show that it is less than arms-length or is a sweetheart contract in disguise?
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.
The future of that case is uncertain, as it contains many of the same key aspects - especially an intercompany sweetheart contract - as the proposals that just received a negative ruling from Federal regulators.
He made little effort to thwart the city's renewed dumping deal with the Sunshine Canyon Landfill or its sweetheart contract with employees at the Department of Water and Power.
On one recent day, public employee union boss Julie Butcher, beneficiary of a sweetheart contract with the city, mistakenly used a city site to store and distribute re-elect Hahn campaign signs.
Back in the Gray Davis days, the union wielded so much power that the then-governor gave it a sweetheart contract that hiked pay a whopping 37 percent over five years.
The unions get a sweetheart contract, which they've already negotiated with management.
Instead, Davis was counting on the MTA board to cave first and continue the featherbedding and sweetheart contract deals that union members have come to expect over the years.
The history of the Tarakhil power plant is written in broken promises, sweetheart contracts and cost overruns.
Black, who along with a handful of other top executives were ultimately accused of "looting" the publisher through sales of assets with phony "non-compete fees," excessive expense accounts and management fees, and sweetheart contracts.
To put teeth into that, the council must take a stand against these rate hikes and put the DWP on notice: There will be no more lavish raises, no more sweetheart contracts, no more bad decisions or poor performance without people being held accountable.