This Employment Agreement (this “Agreement”) is made as of the 5th day of April, 2010, between UniFirst
Corporation, a Massachusetts corporation (the “Company”), and Ronald D. Croatti (the “Executive”).
WHEREAS, the Company desires to ensure the continued service of the Executive as the Company’s Chief Executive
Officer and President for at least the next six years; and
WHEREAS, the Company desires to establish a long-term performance-based compensation structure for the
Executive pursuant to which a high percentage of his annual target compensation will be in the form of restricted stock.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein contained and other good and
valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:
1. Term, Position and Duties . The term of this Agreement shall commence on the date hereof and end on
the sixth anniversary of the date hereof unless terminated prior to such date in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
The Executive shall serve as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and Chairman of its Board of Directors
(the “Board”), and shall have supervision and control over and responsibility for the day-to-day business and affairs of the
Company and shall have such other additional powers and duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board. The
Executive shall devote his full working time and efforts to the business and affairs of the Company.
(a) Base Salary . The Executive’s initial annual base salary under this Agreement shall be his base salary
currently in effect. The Executive’s base salary shall be reviewed annually in a manner that is consistent with the Company’s
usual practices for senior executives.
(b) Incentive Cash Compensation . The Executive shall be entitled to participate in the Company’s
executive cash bonus plan in the same manner as other