Barstool's founder threatened to fire employees who talk about unions. Then AOC waded in.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) called out the founder of media company Barstool Sports on Tuesday after he threatened to fire "on the spot" any employee who reached out to a writer offering to chat about unionization.
"If you're a boss tweeting firing threats to employees trying to unionize, you are likely breaking the law & can be sued, in your words, 'on the spot.'" Ocasio-Cortez tweeted at Dave Portnoy, whose sports and culture site has a reputation for crass content.