SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2013
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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1015 A Street, Tacoma, Washington
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 6, 2013, TrueBlue, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Press Release”) reporting its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2012 and revenue and earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2013, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and the contents of which are incorporated herein by this reference. Also attached to this report as Exhibit 99.2 is a slide presentation relating to the financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2012 (the “Investor Presentation”), which will be presented by management of the Company on a live conference call at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (6 a.m. Pacific Time) on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. The contents of the Investor Presentation are incorporated herein by this reference.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the information contained above in this report (including the Press Release and the Investor Presentation) shall not be deemed “Filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall the Press Release or the Investor Presentation be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This report will not be deemed a determination or an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release of the Company dated February 6, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 6, 2013
/S/ DERREK L. GAFFORD
Derrek L. Gafford
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President