One lucky man has been found out after managing to skip work for six years without anyone noticing.
The man, Joaquín García, worked at a water treatment plant in Spain but he felt that there wasn't actually any work for his role to do, although he still needed to collect a pay cheque to support his family.
García said he was nervous at the prospect of trying to find a new job in his late sixties.
The company only figured out the mix up when they went to give him a 20 year service award.
Apparently the fellow would occasionally come into work and be in his office but he says he only actually used that space as a quiet place to study philosophy.
The town is currently suing him for slightly less than a year's salary so hopefully he has some savings hanging around.
García has also claimed that he was the victim of work place bullying as a result of his family's socialist politics.
The tribunal also found that water board believed the city council was responsible for García and vice-versa.
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