The only way to make Germans go cashless is an ATM worker strike

Jan 02, 2019 - Quartz

Germans are famously stodgy about using cash, even as digital payments catch on in other parts of the world. But a strike by cash-transport handlers could accomplish what the likes of Visa and Apple Pay haven’t been able to—disrupt German spenders’ and their old-fashioned paper money.

Ver.di, the United Services Trade Union, called on 12,000 cash-transport workers to strike today (Jan. 2). The union is demanding a €1.50 ($1.72) hourly wage increase, amounting to about €250 per mo...