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EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
This Executive Employment Agreement is made and entered into by and between Labor Ready, Inc., a Washington
corporation, including its subsidiaries ("Company") and Steven C. Cooper ("Executive") effective as of January 9, 2001.
WHEREAS, Executive has been serving as Vice President of Finance for the Company;
WHEREAS, Company believes that Executive's experience, knowledge of corporate affairs, reputation and abilities are of
great value to Company's future growth and profits; and
WHEREAS, Company wishes to continue to employ Executive and Executive is willing to continue to be employed by
WHEREAS, the Company's Board of Directors has elected Executive to the offices of Executive Vice President and Chief
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants set forth herein, the Company and Executive
agree as follows:
1. Employment. The Company agrees to and hereby does employ Executive, and Executive hereby agrees to continue in
the employment of the Company, subject to the supervision and direction of the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of
Directors. Executive's employment shall be for a period commencing on January 9, 2001 and ending on January 8, 2006, unless
such period is extended by written agreement of the parties or is sooner terminated pursuant to the provisions of Paragraphs 4,
11 or 12.
2. Duties of Executive. Executive agrees to devote the necessary time, attention, skill and efforts to the performance of his
duties as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and such other duties as may be assigned by the
Board of Directors in its discretion.
(a) Executive's initial salary shall be at the rate of Two Hundred Twenty Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($220,000) per
year, payable biweekly, from Janu