TrueBlue Named to Forbes’ 2014 List of 100 “Most Trustworthy Companies”

  TrueBlue Named to Forbes’ 2014 List of 100 “Most Trustworthy Companies”  Business Wire  TACOMA, Wash. -- April 7, 2014  TrueBlue, Inc., the nation’s leading supplier of blue-collar temporary labor, has been named to the Forbes 2014 list of 100 “Most Trustworthy Companies.”It is the third time that TrueBlue has been recognized for its governance and accounting transparency.  James Kaplan of GMI ratings, which compiled the rankings for Forbes, said companies on the 2014 list are “the 100 with the most sterling reputations this year.”  “We are proud to be recognized again for performing with openness and integrity and displaying the utmost in corporate accountability and transparency,” TrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper said. “We’ve built our business on being responsible to customers, our temporary associates, our employees and our shareholders. Our success is defined by the level of trust we have earned, and I appreciate all our teams do to make it a priority to exceed the expectations of our stakeholders.”  GMI Ratings reviewed the accounting and governance practices of more than 8,000 publicly-traded companies in North America. GMI considered risk factors including high-risk events, revenue and expense recognition methods, SEC actions, and bankruptcy risk to indicate a company’s credibility. Companies that generated the 100 highest scores for trustworthy behavior over the four quarters of the previous fiscal year made the list.  About TrueBlue  TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is the leading provider of blue-collar staffing and helps over 130,000 businesses be more productive through easy access to dependable temporary labor.TrueBlue provides specialized blue-collar staffing solutions to industries that include construction, manufacturing, transportation, aviation, waste, hospitality, retail, renewable energy and more.TrueBlue connects approximately 375,000 people to work annually across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Learn more aboutTrueBlue atwww.trueblue.com.  Contact:  TrueBlue, Inc. Stacey Burke, 253-680-8291 VP of Corporate Communications  
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