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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

UMDNJ settles over charges they excluded applicants with hepatitis B

The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey that resolves complaints that some applicants were unlawfully excluded because they have hepatitis B.

Under the settlement, UMDNJ will adopt a disability rights policy and allow the applicants to enroll. It also will provide ADA training to its employees and provide the applicants with $75,000 overall in compensation and tuition credits.

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