Discover will pay for its employees to earn a college degree


WPLG—Discover is offering its workers a new perk: A free college degree. Employees can choose from seven business or computer science-related bachelor's degrees selected at three universities. Discover will cover the cost of tuition, fees and books and supplies needed to complete the program for however long it takes. About 99% of Discover's 16,500 workers will qualify, including full-time employees and part-time workers who work at least 30 hours a week, the company said. The motivation behind the...

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