Emerald City Comicon sued for not paying ‘volunteers’

Jerry Brooks, a formerĀ Emerald City Comicon volunteer, is initiating a class action suit against the con, alleging the convention broke Washington state employment laws. Volunteers, referred to as “minions” by the convention’s organizers, performed tasks normally performed by paid employees. Emerald City Comicon minions were not paid. Legally, Emerald City Comicon was not in a … Continue reading “Emerald City Comicon sued for not paying ‘volunteers’”