NYDIG Launches Service for Workers to Get Paid in Bitcoin
With its Bitcoin Savings Plan, NYDIG joins Coinbase and Strike with a service allowing employees to auto-convert some or all of their paychecks into bitcoin.
Institutional bitcoin broker NYDIG has launched an employee benefit program allowing workers of participating companies to convert a percentage of each paycheck into bitcoin.
- Employees that are enrolled in the Bitcoin Savings Plan can choose what percentage of their pay they would like to auto-convert to bitcoin, and the crypto is then held in NYDIG’s cold-storage system with no transaction or storage fees.
- Among the roster of companies offering the service to their employees at launch are Tilman Fertitta’s Houston Rockets and Landry’s restaurants, MVB Bank, bitcoin miner Iris Energy and crypto data company The Tie.
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