Labor Ready Confirms Name Change to TrueBlue, Inc.

Company Trading Symbol NYSE:TBI

TACOMA, Wash.--()--Labor Ready, Inc. confirmed, consistent with its prior announcement, that the companys name is changing to TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). In connection with the name change, the ticker symbol for the companys common stock on the New York Stock Exchange is changing to TBI and its website address is changing to www.TrueBlueInc.com. These changes are all effective Dec. 18, 2007.

We operate as one company with multiple brands in the blue-collar staffing market, said TrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper. Each of our brands, Labor Ready, Spartan Staffing, CLP Resources, and PlaneTechs will continue to operate under their brand name, providing our customers with specialized services to meet their needs. Renaming the company provides a clear distinction between the parent company and each of our brands and brings focus to our vision to be the leading provider of blue-collar staffing.

More information about TrueBlue can be found on the companys website at www.TrueBlueInc.com.

About TrueBlue

TrueBlue, Inc., headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., is the parent company of Labor Ready, Spartan Staffing, CLP Resources, and PlaneTechs. TrueBlues brands provide general labor, light industrial and skilled trades services to small to mid-sized businesses in the construction, warehousing, hospitality, landscaping, transportation, light manufacturing, retail, wholesale, facilities, sanitation, and aviation industries. Annually, the company serves approximately 300,000 customers and puts more than 600,000 people to work through its more than 900 branch offices in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit TrueBlues website at www.TrueBlueInc.com.

Contacts

TrueBlue, Inc.
VP, Corporate Communications
Stacey Burke, 253-680-8291

Contacts

TrueBlue, Inc.
VP, Corporate Communications
Stacey Burke, 253-680-8291