Dishonesty with employer provides nucleus of cause for dismissalEmployee wasn’t upfront with employer on security clearance form, lied about reasonsBy Jeffrey Smith03/06/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/06/2017Atomic Energy of Canada requires security clearance for employees working at its Port Hope, Ont., facility. Google Street View An Ontario court has upheld the termination of a worker who omitted information from a security clearance application and lied to his employer about it.Nuclear agency Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) operates a facility in Ontario called the Port Hope Area Initiative, which implemented the federal government’s projects relating to the cleanup and safe management of low-level radioactive waste.In April 2012, AECL offered Francis Aboagye a job as an industrial safety specialist at the facility. The offer was subject to him successfully achieving the security clearance necessary to work at the facility. Such clearance was required for AECL to have a licence to operate nuclear facilities. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.