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Private-sector employers are joining many state and local governments to help more workers repay their student debt, but it's a complex process. (Photo: Shutterstock)

More and more employers are offering to help repay their workers’ student loans as another benefit to attract and retain talent, but loan servicers’ legacy payment processing systems and other technical issues are stymieing efforts, according to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s report, “Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance programs.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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