As we move further into the digital age, it's important for labor unions to stay up to date on the latest digital trends and find ways to incorporate them into their operations. Here are some of the top digital trends to keep an eye on in the world of labor unions in 2023:
Overall, the digital age is presenting both challenges and opportunities for labor unions. By staying up to date on digital trends and finding ways to incorporate them into their operations, labor unions can continue to be a powerful force for positive change in the world.
As a labor union leader, you know the importance of providing your members with the best possible services and support. One area that has become increasingly important in recent years is the ability to make and receive payments online. In today's digital age, it's essential for unions to have a reliable and secure way to handle financial transactions.
Getting Prepared for Going Cashless
The signs are pointing to a cashless society, and it’s coming soon. According to a 2020 survey from Travis Credit Union, 59% of Americans prefer to pay with debit or credit cards, while only 29% prefer cash. The 2021 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice reveals that cash payments represent only 19% of US transactions during 2020, which is 7% lower than the previous year. And the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta finds that 62% of consumers have started using at least one payment app to make purchases.
The U.S. Labor Movement: Powerful, Popular, and Growing
The United States has seen several labor movements over its nearly 250-year history. Labor movements grow out of a need to protect workers’ rights and make workplaces safer with reasonable working hours and better benefits. The earliest recorded U.S. strike happened in 1768 in New York when a group of tailors protested wage reductions. The labor movement in the United States is woven into the fabric of who we are as a country and everything we stand for.
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