Is cryptocurrency in payroll’s future?Technological advancements could see option go mainstreamBy Sheila Brawn11/01/2017|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/09/2017Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, appearing in 2009, and while there are now hundreds of others, it is still the best known. Credit: GeniusKp/Shutterstock Would you like your pay in dollars or in a cryptocurrency like bitcoin?While most employers today are not asking their employees that question, it could be commonplace one day. As the world increasingly moves online, some think cryptocurrencies could eventually become a mainstream way to pay employees.At Shakepay, that is already happening. The Montreal-based company, which offers a Visa debit card enabling cardholders to load and spend bitcoin, gives its employees the option to receive a percentage of their salary in the cryptocurrency of their choice. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.