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Western Union, LLC

 
Overview

Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. It all comes down to the relationships we’ve established over many years. We take pride in being close to our consumers. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers' languages and live in our consumers' neighborhoods. And we share our consumers' cultures. We are a significant part of each other’s lives.As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and everything we stand for :

*Integrity *Partnership *Opportunity *Passion *Teamwork

Culture

At Western Union, we strive to offer a fulfilling work experience, competitive compensation and benefits, a flexible environment and a corporate culture that cares about our consumers, employee satisfaction, business and professional growth. And, we always look for the people who can help bring our vision to life.

Our company began as a leader in telegraph communications, and has remained at the forefront of innovation for more than 150 years. Today, Western Union is a Fortune 500 company that continues to help consumers and businesses stay connected through money transfer and money order services, sending payments and providing prepaid services.

Approximately 5,900 Western Union employees make this possible every day around the world. We are proud of our diverse team, which lives and works in over 40 different global offices, speaking 75 languages or dialects.

Services

Western Union does so much more than simply send money. Every day we help people connect with loved ones around the world by offering a fast, reliable and convenient means of transferring money.Together with its affiliates Orlandi Valuta and Vigo, The Western Union Company provides consumers fast,reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, as well as send payments and purchase money orders. We operate through a network of more than 320,000 Agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories.

Consumer to Consumer

We offer consumers a variety of ways to send money through Western Union, Orlandi Valuta and Vigo Agents worldwide. There is an Agent location nearly everywhere—from the biggest cities to the most remote towns. In many countries, we also offer the ability to send money over the Internet or the telephone using a credit or debit card.We also offer consumers several options for
receiving a money transfer. While we pay the vast majority of transfers in cash at Agent locations, in some places we offer payments directly to the receiver’s bank account or a stored-value card.

Consumer-to-Business

Our Consumer-to-Business service provides consumers with fast, flexible and convenient ways to send bill payments. Western Union offers several electronic and cash payment options that allow our consumers to send bill payments on a one-time or recurring basis. Consumers can conveniently send payments for utility bills, auto loans, mortgages, financial and insurance service providers and government entities through our network of third-party Agents and various electronic channels. Consumer-to-Business transactions account for nearly 15% of our total revenue.

Other Services

Our other services enhance our portfolio and provide consumers and businesses with additional convenient financial tools. Western Union is a trusted source not only for money transfer and bill payment services, but also for money orders, prepaid cards and other financial services. Our Agent network offers these other services that allow our consumers to conveniently manage their finances