Wisconsin Company To Microchip Employees
If the job paid well and offered great benefits but require being microchipped, would you still do it? One company is doing it.
You can have a microchip implanted into your pet in case they get lost, but what if your employer wanted to implant a chip into your hand for a few different reasons? Oh, it's real and it's happening in Wisconsin.
According to KSPT in Minnesota, a vending machine microchip company has come up with a way for employees to pay for vending machine items, come and go from the building, and even log into computers. The company is called Three Square Market and they're already using this system with their own employees. Sounds kind of strange, doesn't it?
The first thing that popped into my mind was GPS. If our company decided to do this would the be able to track down my exact position? Who would have access to this microchips information? Would the implanting be painful? What will that cost me? The answers are simple and might make you rest easier.
According to the report,
There's no GPS tracking at all.
Each chip costs $300 and the company is picking up the tab.
They're implanted between a person's thumb and forefinger.
Westby added the data is both encrypted and secure.
Ok, good. I guess it doesn't sound all that bad. As long as you have nothing to hide, and money on your card, you'll be fine. But really, is it painful? Is this something you would be willing to do or would you start looking for a new job?