TrueBlue Recognized for Commitment to Encouraging Health Choices for Employees and Their Families

TACOMA, Wash. – June 15, 2015 - TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) has been reaccredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. To obtain this accreditation, companies must demonstrate a commitment to providing programs encouraging and supporting employees from engaging in activities that raise cancer risk, like tobacco use.
“The TrueBlue team continues to show dedication and commitment to maintaining a high standard of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care,” Martin Murphy of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer said in. “Your leadership continues to reinforce the company’s keen interest in the health and well-being of your employees and their families.”
According to the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, more than 2.7 million employees and their families nationwide benefit from policies implemented by companies that choose to become Gold Standard accredited.
The CEO Roundtable is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the National Cancer Institute to encourage company policies focused on the health of employees and their families.
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Patrick Beharell Named President and COO of TrueBlue 

TACOMA, Wash.– May 20, 2015-- TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI) announced today that Patrick Beharelle has been named TrueBlue President and Chief Operating Officer.

Beharelle served as President and Chief Operating Officer of TrueBlue’s Outsourcing Solutions group since June 30, 2014, overseeing strategy and operations of Staff Management | SMX, PeopleScout, and HRX. He had previously been CEO of Seaton, which Beharelle joined in 2008. Seaton was acquired by TrueBlue last year.
 
In his new role, Beharelle will lead sales and operations across TrueBlue as well as develop strategies to expand the company’s global presence and implement new solutions that address the changing world of work.
 
“Patrick is a talented and respected leader with a proven track record of delivering top performance and operational excellence,” TrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper said. “I am confident that he will help us continue to build our reputation as a leader in filling customers’ needs for specialized staffing, workforce management, and recruiting solutions.”
 
While Beharelle was CEO at Seaton the team experienced more than 95 percent customer retention and produced more than 20 percent annual organic revenue growth.
 
Prior to his term at Seaton, he held senior-level positions at Accenture and Spherion. He is a strong advocate for veterans-to-work programs and has participated in advisory meetings at the White House focused on reducing long-term unemployment.

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TrueBlue to Acquire SeatonCorp

Acquisition is a Strategic Expansion of TrueBlue’s Workforce Solutions

PeopleScout, Staff Management | SMX, StudentScout and Australia-based HRX to become TrueBlue Outsourcing Solutions Group

June 2, 2014. TACOMA,WA. TrueBlue, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to purchase privately held SeatonCorp, adding complementary outsourcing solutions such as high-volume employee recruitment, managed services provider and strategic outsourced workforce management to its leading specialized staffing and onsite workforce management offerings. The acquisition makes TrueBlue the largest industrial staffing firm in the U.S.

“This is a combination of two great companies that share the same purpose of putting people to work and changing lives,” TrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper said. “Together, we can do more to get people to work and help businesses be more productive by handling all their employment sourcing, recruiting, screening, and workforce management needs.”

Learn more about the acquisition.