Emerald City Comicon Corporation – Unpaid Wages to Minions

BROOKS vs. EITANE EMERALD CORP ET AL.

King County Superior Court – Case No.16-2-11493-8 SEA

About this Case

Plaintiff Jerry Brooks claims Emerald City Comicon violated Washington State law by failing to pay people classified as volunteers the minimum wages they were owed under Washington laws for performing services at the 2014 and/or 2015 Emerald City Comicon Conventions in Seattle, Washington. Emerald City Comicon denies Plaintiff’s claims. Plaintiff filed this lawsuit in May 2016 in King County Superior Court.

The Court did not decide in favor of Plaintiff or Emerald City Comicon. Instead, both sides agreed to a settlement. This allows the parties to avoid the risks and costs of a trial and the people affected will be entitled to receive compensation. Plaintiff and his attorneys (“Class Counsel”) think the settlement is fair, reasonable, adequate, and in the best interests of the Class Members.

The settlement will resolve all claims that Class Members could have brought against Emerald City Comicon regarding Emerald City Comicon’s alleged failure to pay Class Members their minimum wages, as set forth above.

The ECCC Class Notice will provide your with important information related to this case, including how to submit a claim for payment.

Below are the Deadlines associated with this case:

  • June 15, 2017: ECCC Class Notice has been E-Mailed
  • July 15, 2017: Objection Receipt Deadline
  • July 15, 2017: Opt-Out Receipt Deadline
  • July 31, 2017: ECCC Claims Form Receipt Deadline
  • August 23, 2017: Final Approval Hearing
Other Resources:
Please visit www.emeraldcitycomiconclassaction.com to get more information about this matter.  You will find a claims form which you may submit electronically.

Case Contact Information

Phone: 206.388.5887
Email: [email protected]
Class Counsel:
Rekhi & Wolk, P.S.
Hardeep Rekhi
Greg Wolk

Case Documents

Order Granting Final Approval of Class Action Settlement

Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement 

Settlement Agreement

Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement 

Class Action Complaint 

ECCC Class Notice 

ECCC Claims Form

 

 

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