A Hell’s Kitchen woman is suing one of Nevada’s most prominent pot businessmen, claiming he fired her for reporting numerous office affairs and tattling on a woman who refused to wear underwear — but that’s not the worst of it.
Pamela Johnston, 49, claims she was also canned because she’s suffering from Stage 4 breast cancer.
The former Senior Vice President served ex-investment banker Leslie Bosckor and his cannabis industry advisement firm, Electrum Partners, with her suit on Thursday after filing it in Manhattan federal court.
In it, Johnston accuses the marijuana big-wig of terminating her this summer via email just weeks after informing them of her diagnosis.
“Electrum and Mr. Bosckor fired Ms. Johnston because she was suffering from cancer,” the suit says. “They also fired Ms. Johnston because she had reported intra-company sexual activity that posed a risk to the company — activity undertaken by Electrum executives that Electrum did not want to address. ”
Johnston told The Post on Thursday that even if she dies before her case is heard, she plans to keep suing Bosckor and Electrum from beyond the grave.
“I have instructed my executor of the will — it’s in writing — to continue this if I die,” she said, adding that “they are going to demand that they depose me immediately.”
Johnston ultimately claims that Bosckor, a native New Yorker, violated the city’s Human Rights Law, which prohibits discrimination in hiring and firing.
In addition to giving her the boot, the 25-year PR veteran says her former boss refused to pay her during her last weeks of employment, even after he promised to do so.
Johnston claims in her suit that this, coupled with her termination, caused “injury and losses in that she has lost income from her oral contract with Electrum and