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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