Bizarre HR of 2011

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Urine trouble

Alfred Zoppelt, a Veteran employee at the famed Austrian museum the Belvedere, was fired in August after showing a co-worker a video about urine therapy—a practice that includes washing one's face and hands with urine. Having reportedly practiced the therapy himself for many years, Zoppelt (and other practitioners) believe it prevents wrinkles, allergies and even cancer. The 57-year-old claimed that the museum let him go because urine therapy "soiled his place of work" and may have "threatened the health of your co-workers."