Labor Ready was founded in 1989 in Kent, Wash!!! WHO KNEW!?
Labor Ready facts.
Labor Ready was founded in 1989 in Kent, Wash. Today the company is a multinational provider of temporary employees for manual, light industrial and skilled construction jobs. Labor Ready operates branches throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
What we do at Labor Ready is simple: We put people to work. Each year, Labor Ready's branch locations dispatch approximately 600,000 temporary workers to our more than 300,000 customers in a diverse range of industries, including construction, transportation, warehousing, hospitality, landscaping, light manufacturing, distribution and sanitation.
In 2003, Labor Ready was selected by the Department of Labor, which commended the company as a model for the temporary employment industry, as the first participant in its VIP program in which the employer and the DOL work closely and productively to ensure compliance with all wage and hour rules.
The company's headquarters are in Tacoma, Wash.