HCA: Includes Central Florida Regional Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center but excludes LAD Imaging-Deltona and surgery-center employees.
CF Health: A not-for-profit health-care system that includes Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital; excludes 370 per-diem workers.
Starwood: Does not include 389 on-call workers; includes company's Orlando-based time-share division and workers at the Swan and Dolphin hotels at Walt Disney World; does not include franchised properties.
Loews: Includes seasonal and on-call hotel workers; excludes employees of CNA Insurance.
Marriott Vacations: 2012 is company’s first full year as a standalone corporation; was spun off from Marriott International in November 2011.
UPS: Orlando and Longwood facilities only.
Wuesthoff: Excludes 382 per-diem workers; owned by Health Management Associates of Naples, the for-profit system in Brevard County includes Wuestoff Medical Center-Rockledge, Wuestoff Medical Center-Melbourne, a skilled nursing facility, an assisted-living facility, multiple physician practices, and other health services.
Brinker: Operates Chili's; sold its On the Border restaurants.
Subway: Company estimate based on the actual number of Central Florida stores and an average number of employees per store.
JetBlue: Includes employees of its LiveTV subsidiary.
Peabody: Excludes 350 on-call workers.
Gaylord: Just sold its hotel brand and hotel-management company to Marriott International; will now operate as a real estate investment trust called Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. and still own the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center as real estate; employment figures, which are prior to the Marriott sale, do not include 550 on-call and 220 seasonal workers.
Yum: Employees at company-owned restaurants only; doesn't include workers at franchise outlets, and the company converted a large number of outlets to franchises in 2010; owns KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Long John Silver's.
Cox: Includes Cox Television, Manheim auto auctions, and two publicly traded companies in which it holds majority stakes (Cox Radio and Cox Communications).
United Space: Joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin; figures exclude contract employees.
DRS: Company is a subsidary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. of Italy;
Parrish: Excludes 112 per-diem workers.
Fiserv: Excludes contract workers.AAA: Excludes Auto Club South employees.
EA: Company estimate.
United Launch: Joint venture of Lockheed and Boeing space divisions.
Sierra: Total doesn't include 129 on-call employees; Orlando-area hotels include Buena Vista Suites, Caribe Royale and an Embassy Suites in Kissimmee.
Covidien: Company says its worker head count flucuates daily.