Leading provider of workplace uniforms and protective clothing, UniFirst Corporation, on Wednesday posted an 11 per cent jump in second quarter revenues to $151.5 million from the year-ago period.

Second quarter net income was $5.2m, or $0.27 per share, a 19.9 per cent increase from last year's $4.3m, or $0.22 per share, with an extra week in the quarter period behind most of the increase in earnings.