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Garbage truck drivers fired for speaking out about cameras

On Feb. 13, this surveillance camera was installed on a garbage truck owned by OK Environmental Waste Systems. (Contributed by: Shane Collins)
Two Okanagan garbage truck drivers say they have been fired after speaking out about a surveillance camera installed in a company dump truck.

We first brought you this story last week, when we told you two garbage truck drivers with OK Environmental Waste Systems were upset a surveillance camera had been installed on the front window of a company vehicle to watch workers on the job.

This week those two drivers are out of a job.

Shane Collins is a former driver for OK Environmental Waste Systems, the company contracted to pick up garbage and recyclables in the Central Okanagan.

He spoke with Daybreak host Chris Walker about what happened.

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The garbage truck drivers aren't unionized, and as employment lawyer Veronica Ukrainetz tells CBC reporter Brady Strachan, workers do have a duty to the company they work for.

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