If a reliability status was terminated: needs to request a duplicate from the program when the employee holds a valid security clearance with one or more private sector organizations registered in the program.A security clearance may be duplicated only if: When the security status or clearance required by the receiving department is at the same or lesser level as the one previously granted to an individual, the security status or clearance may be accepted by the receiving department or agency at par and should only be redone in the following situations: needs to request a reactivation from the program when an employee returns to work for the organization within two years of the date that their screening was terminated.The When the security clearance required by the receiving organization is at the same or lesser level as the one previously granted to an individual, the security clearance may be accepted by the receiving department or agency at par and should only be redone in the following situations: needs to request a reactivation from the program when an employee held a reliability status with a private sector company that was terminated less than 2 years ago.A reliability status may be reactivated only if it was not terminated more than 2 years ago.For former Canadian government employees or spouses employed in a foreign country, the applicant should indicate spousal assignment in the comments section and the program will contact that Canadian government department to request confirmation.Requests will be closed if the applicant: In some cases, the program will conduct financial inquiries to determine whether an individual poses a security risk on the basis of financial pressure or history of poor financial responsibility.
Lathem had reportedly already begun making arrangements to move his Chicago-based microbiology lab to Paris.
Fingerprint screening has been used for many years to confirm identity, and it is an international best practice.
On February 1, 2017, the Contract Security Program implemented a mandatory electronic fingerprint requirement.
Microbiologist Wyndham Lathem, 42, had been refused clearance by French authorities to work at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, the Chicago Tribune reports.
The Paris institute, which studies the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, had approved Lathem's application to work there but it was later revoked when the French government rejected his working clearance.