UNIFIRST CORPORATION (NYSE:UNF) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

UNIFIRST CORPORATION (NYSE:UNF) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07.

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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of UniFirst Corporation (the “Company”) held on January 8, 2019, the Company’s shareholders voted on and approved (1) the election of Phillip L. Cohen and Cynthia Croatti as Class III Directors, nominated by the Board of Directors, each to serve for a term of three years until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified and (2) the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2019. The votes cast by the holders of the Company’s Common Stock and Class B Common Stock on each of the foregoing proposals were as follows:

Proposal 1: Election of two Class III Directors, nominated by the Board of Directors, each to serve for a term of three years until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified.

Common Stock

Class B Common Stock

Broker

Broker

For

Withheld

Non-Votes

For

Withheld

Non-Votes

Phillip L. Cohen

12,939,445

833,090

593,711

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cynthia Croatti

13,150,235

622,300

593,711

36,662,170

447,920

Proposal 2: Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2019.

Common Stock

Class B Common Stock

Broker

Broker

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

14,287,135

69,720

9,391

37,110,090

About UNIFIRST CORPORATION (NYSE:UNF)

UniFirst Corporation is a provider of workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States. The Company designs, manufactures, personalizes, rents, cleans, delivers, and sells a range of uniforms and protective clothing, including shirts, pants, jackets, coveralls, lab coats, smocks, aprons and specialized protective wear, such as flame resistant and high visibility garments. It operates in six segments: the US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing (MFG), Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning (Specialty Garments), First Aid and Corporate. The Company also rents and sells industrial wiping products, floor mats, facility service products and other non-garment items, and provides restroom and cleaning supplies and first aid cabinet services, and other safety supplies. It also decontaminates and cleans work clothes, which has been exposed to radioactive materials and service special cleanroom protective wear and facilities.

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