Standoff in garbage contract 'important nationally'

April 12, 2010: Depending on your viewpoint, Waste Management President Larry O'Donnell's star turn in the CBS reality show "Undercover Boss" confirms everything you need to know about America's largest trash company.

O'Donnell spent a week doing entry-level jobs for his company, including riding on the back of a garbage truck, sorting recycling and cleaning portable toilets. At one job, he gets fired for not working quickly enough; at another, he marvels at the speed necessary for one garbage truck driver to cover her route.

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