October 20, 2021

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Far more former personnel of Tucson transferring enterprise assert unpaid wages

TUCSON (KVOA) – A Tucson shifting business, no stranger to the N4T Investigators, is going through new promises of not paying staff. Assurance Relocation Systems and its owner Lyne Bernabe, who also operates Assurance Transferring & Storage in Phoenix, have confronted dozens of accusations from former staff about the previous few a long time of not having to pay them owed wages.  

The N4T Investigators located more than a dozen lawsuits towards ARS in Pima County Remarkable Court, according to courtroom documents. 

Hiram Dicochea explained he did 1 position for ARS about a month in the past. He stated he discovered the work on Craigslist and that it was supposed to pay $15 for each hour.  

At this time, the N4T Investigators identified two job postings for ARS on Craigslist.  

Dicochea reported his issue of contact was Lyne Bernabe herself, while they never ever achieved in particular person. 

“A few of her men and women termed in sick or known as in, in just an hour’s notice I was on the other side of town ready to go,” Dicochea stated. 

He claimed he achieved a driver and a different gentleman at a vacant warehouse in Tucson. He said they drove to Vail for the task and believed almost everything went effectively. He explained there were being no concerns in the course of the task. The troubles began when he required to get compensated after the 10-hour shift. 

“I assumed I was likely to get paid out that exact same working day,” Dicochea said. 

But messaging Bernabe, he reported he started out to get the runaround. 

“She started out conversing about pay out interval cycles so then I assumed in two weeks,” Dicochea claimed. 

But two weeks went by and he nonetheless was not paid. He claimed Bernabe clearly grew to become defensive and stopped speaking with him. 

He tried using supplying her a contact though our cameras were being rolling, the cell phone didn’t even ring and went straight to voicemail. The voicemail box was total. 

Dicochea said he wasn’t surprised because that’s what he has been obtaining. 

We tried using contacting on a different phone, the cell phone essentially rang but no one answered. The voicemail box was also total.  

We have designed recurring requests for remark with ARS and Bernabe pertaining to the new accusations towards them due to the fact November.  

Dicochea claimed he doesn’t know what his next go will be. 

“If I could find the money for it, I would take her to small claims court but that is going to price tag way additional than what she owes me now in any case,” Dicochea reported. “So I figured the most effective point I could do is be proactive and get the facts out there that they are carrying out this, however doing this.” 

We achieved out to the Arizona Legal professional General’s Place of work various situations relating to numerous latest accusations against ARS. They would not ensure or deny if they are investigating ARS. 

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