Updated 12.29.2020

Introducing New Benefits for 2021

Introducing New Benefits for 2021

In 2021, Mister® is introducing some new and enhanced benefits for team members. Read below to catch up on all the changes, available resources, and guides on how to access benefits when you need them.

  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mister 401(k)
  • Ginger Mental Health
  • SmartDollar®

Paid Parental Leave

In support of our commitment to be a family-friendly employer, Mister Car Wash will be offering eligible team members up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave within the first 12 weeks after the birth or adoption of a child beginning January 1, 2021.

Who is eligible?

  • All full-time Mister team members who have been employed by Mister for at least 12 continuous months and worked a minimum of 1,250 hours prior to the commencement of the requested leave
  • Births, adoptions or foster care placements occurring on or after January 1, 2021 are covered
  • If both parents are Mister team members, both are entitled to take six weeks’ leave.

How do I request a leave?

Learn how to request a leave here. Call Lincoln Financial at 1-800-173-7384 or visit https://www.mylincolnportal.com. First-time registration code: Mister.

For more information contact your local HRBP or by calling the HR Helpline at 844-529-7392.

Use Mister’s 401(k) Benefit to Invest in Your Future

Perhaps you’ve never thought of “buying” your retirement. Yet, that is exactly what you do when you put money into a retirement nest egg! You are paying today for the cost of your retirement tomorrow. You are the architect of your financial future.  For every pre-tax dollar you put into your 401(k) savings account, Mister will give you an additional $0.50 up to 3% of your salary. 

Starting January 1, 2021, team members will now be eligible to participate in MCW’s retirement program at their 6-month anniversary.

  • There will no longer be an hour’s requirement for eligibility
  • We will be offering a traditional 401(k), and a Roth option
  • To get an estimate on what your future savings could be click here

The table below can help you understand the differences between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth.

Traditional ROTH
Contributions Pretax, lowers taxable income* After tax
Earnings TAx deferred Tax free
Withdrawals Income tax due on all contributions and earnings (10% IRS penalty may apply before age 59 1/2) No tax due on qualified withdrawals**
Required minimum distributions Must begin after age 70 1/2 (unless you are still working). Effective January 1, 2020 the age increased from 70 1/2 to 72. If you were 70 1/2 prior to January 1, 2020 you are subject to the prior rules.  Can avoid with rollover to Roth IRA***

For more questions, please contact Mercer Wise 401(k)SM at (888) 976-4907 or visit their website by clicking here.

Your Mental Health Matters – Ginger is here for you

Starting January, we will be replacing Joyable with Ginger, for team members who are enrolled in Mister’s health benefits! Whether you’re feeling stressed, scared, worried, or all of the above, you’re not alone. You and your household members age 18 and older have unlimited access to Ginger’s behavioral coaching services.

Ginger offers:

  • on-demand confidential mental healthcare through coaching via text-based chats
  • self-guided activities
  • video-based therapy and psychiatry
  • all from the privacy of your smartphone
  • Coaches are available to chat 24/7, 365 days per year
  • Private video sessions with a therapist are available outside of business hours on evenings and weekends

Signing up is easy! You can start a live chat session, which means communicating with your coach by texting through the Ginger Emotional Support App, within a couple of minutes of downloading it.

Get started now

  1. Download the Ginger Emotional Support mobile app.
  2. In the app, tap “Get Started,” then tap “Verify with Name, DOB, Zip.”
  3. Follow the instructions sent to your inbox and you’re all set

For more questions contact the HR Helpline at 844-529-7392 or by email at hrhelp@mistercarwash.com

Get Started Planning Your New Year’s Resolution!

We’ve all had those New Year’s Resolutions that fizzled out before we even hit Valentine’s Day. We want you to be as prepared as you can for whatever life may send your way. And after a year like 2020, we know that life can throw a lot your way. When it comes to finances, being prepared means having a plan, an emergency fund and a clear path forward. Mister believes in giving you every opportunity we can to help you win with money.

SmartDollar is designed to help you set and reach your money goals.

  • The first step is easy and takes just a few seconds.
  • Creating your free account unlocks tons of content, tools and resources designed to guide you no matter where you’re at in your financial journey.
  • Create your account today by clicking here.

Remember, SmartDollar is available 24/7 on any device and is completely confidential.

For more questions contact the HR Helpline at 844-529-7392 or by email at hrhelp@mistercarwash.com

Get ready to Shine in the New Year! Mister is committed to continuing to find the right and best benefits for our team members. If you ever have any questions about eligibility, programs or how to get started reach out to our HR Helpline for assistance. 

Call: 844-529-7392

Email: hrhelp@mistercarwash.com


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