The New York Comic Con is an harassment free zone

The New York Comic Con 2017 starts today. ReedPOP, the event’s organizers, have a strict rule about harassment. What is comic convention harassment? This is how it’s defined on their website: Stalking Intimidation Offensive Verbal Comments Physical Assault And/Or Battery Harassing Or Non-Consensual Photography Or Recording Sustained Disruption Of Panels, Signings, And Other Events Bathroom … Continue reading “The New York Comic Con is an harassment free zone”

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’”