A man is suing over claims he was not properly compensated for the work he did as assistant superintendent for a Countryside sanitary district.

John Walsh filed a lawsuit Aug. 8 in the Cook County Circuit Court accusing the South Lyons Township Sanitary District of breach of contract.

According to the complaint, Walsh served as assistant superintendent for the sanitary district from Sept. 1, 2004 to Aug. 1, 2008, during which time he was supposed to receive overtime pay, health care for his family and reimbursement for certain expenses, among other benefits.

Walsh contends he was never compensated for 1,100 overtime hours and 16 weeks of unused vacation time or reimbursed for 28,000 miles logged on his personal vehicle for business purposes. He further alleges the district terminated his child from his health insurance coverage for one year.

he is seeking more than $118,000 and is being represented in the case by attorneys Kristen A. Parks and Safaa Zarzour of ZKT Law LLC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L008365.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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