Mike's Hard Lemonade Will Pay You to Take Time Off of Work

Enjoy one last day of summer-even if it's already fall.

Courtesy of Mike's Hard Lemonade
Courtesy of Mike’s Hard Lemonade
Courtesy of Mike’s Hard Lemonade

Last week, Michelob Ultra launched its own campaign to encourage fans to take their PTO. And by encourage, I really mean bribe considering the ubiquitous beer maker is giving away free vacations as an incentive. Michelob isn’t the only one, though. Mike’s Hard Lemonade has launched a similar crusade. 

A reported 25% of Americans don’t even get paid time off, according to the booze brand. To help those out-and to propel those who are just too stingy to take it-Mike’s Hard Lemonade will pay you a “day’s wage” to enjoy one last day of summer, even if, technically, it’s fall.

“Mike’s Hard Lemonade has always stood by those who work hard, and we were disappointed to discover that some of the most deserving, hard-working people don’t get PTO,” Chief Marketing Officer John Shea said in a press release. “As a brand that loves summer, we wanted to give hard-working Americans one last chance to squeeze in one last day of summer with some MTO.” 

Here’s how it works. To request your Mike’s Time Off (MTO), just submit a request online with your name, email, and job. Wages will be paid out via an electronic method system.

Now while the “day’s wage” is actually only a one-time e-payment of $200, that’s $200 more than you had before. 

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Megan Schaltegger is a Staff Writer on the News team at Thrillist.


Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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