Past Service: One (1) year granted for each Plan Year that Employee worked in the jurisdiction of the Union during May 1, 1946 to May 1, 1961.
Future Service: One (1) year granted for each Plan Year during which Employee receives contribution credits for 435 Hours Worked in a Plan Year.
Break-in-Service: As of May 1, 1976: Failure to acquire 435 Hours Worked in ONE Plan Year. (Not applicable if failure is due to accident, illness or Service in the armed forces provided notification of such is provided to Fund Office.)
Permanent Break-in-Service: Five (5) Plan Years or Rule of Parity.
Reciprocity: All hours transferred under money-follows-the-man reciprocity agreements shall be credited as Hours Worked under this Plan.