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Subsidiary of TrueBlue Inc
Founded 📆1989; 33 years ago (1989) (as Labor Ready)
Kent, Washington, U.S.
Founder 👔Glenn Welstad
Headquarters 🏙️,
Tacoma, Washington
Number of locations
Area served 🗺️
  • United States
  • Canada
Key people
  • Steve Cooper, Chairman
  • Patrick Beharelle, CEO
Products 📟 Day laborers
Number of employees
2,900 (2004)
600,000 temporary employees to jobs in construction, manufacturing, hospitality services, landscaping, warehousing, retail and more.
ParentTrueBlue, Inc.
📇 Address
📞 telephone
Footnotes / references

PeopleReady (formerly known as Labor Ready), based in Tacoma, Washington, is an American temporary employment agency that specializes in on demand, short term, temporary-to-hire, and direct placement labor for construction industry, and light industry and more. PeopleReady is part of TrueBlue Inc[2] which also includes PeopleScout (RPO and managed services) and PeopleManagement (workforce management). TrueBlue Inc. is a Fortune 1000 American multinational corporation, NYSE: TBI.[3]

Founded in 1989 in Kent, Washington by Glenn Welstad and two partners, PeopleReady has approximately 600 locations in all 50 U.S. states and Canada.

Name change[edit]

In 2007, the parent corporation was renamed TrueBlue, Inc. PeopleReady is TrueBlue's flagship brand.[citation needed]

Other brands under TrueBlue include CLP (Construction Labor Pool), Spartan Staffing, PlaneTechs, TransTechs, Centerline, Seaton, SMX, Staff Management, and Peoplescout.


  1. "TrueBlue, Inc. Company Information". Hoovers.
  2. "Specialized Workforce Solutions". TrueBlue. 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2015-12-24.
  3. "TrueBlue". Fortune. Retrieved 2018-02-25.

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