A Continental Airlines pilot who won big money in a sexualharassment case for being subjected to pornography and abusivecomments won’t be able to recover for the “online” defamation shesays fellow employees leveled at her in retaliation for hersuit.
An Appellate Division panel on Wednesday affirmed dismissalof Tammy Blakey’s claims on jurisdictional grounds, finding thatthe defendant employees had insufficient minimum contacts with NewJersey even though their allegedly defamatory statements werepublished on an electronic bulletin board accessible byContinental employees in every state.
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