Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes.
Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations.
Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does not include South Lake Hospital in Clermont, which Orlando Health half owns, or St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, of which it owns 20 percent.
Hilton: Includes 1,933 temporary workers; owned by the Blackstone Group.
McDonald's: Company estimate based on actual number of stores multiplied by an average number of employees per store.
Lockheed: Includes three Orlando units — missiles/weapons firing, training simulation, and information technology.
Harris: Company estimate.
SeaWorld: Includes 1,933 seasonal workers; owned by the Blackstone Group.
Health First: Excludes 1,185 per-diem workers.
Siemens: Includes Siemens Power Generation, Siemens Shared Services, Siemens Communications, Siemens Building Technologies, and Siemens Medical Solutions.
JPMorgan: Includes both bank-branch workers and company's Maitland customer-service call center.
CVS: Company estimate.
Halifax: Operates Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Halifax Health Medical Center of Port Orange, Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Florida Health Care Plans, Volusia Health Network, Health Communities and Patient Business & Financial Services; excludes 576 per-diem workers.
Wyndham: Includes time-share unit, hotels, RCI and Wyndham Worldwide employees; does not include 109 seasonal, on-call or temporary workers.
7-Eleven: Includes workers at both company-owned and franchise stores.
Southwest: Includes any operations of AirTran Airways not yet submerged into Southwest.
Rosen: Excludes 788 on-call workers.
Bloomin: Formerly OSI Restaurant Partners; includes Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's and Roy's.
Pepsico: Acquired an Orlando bottler recently; includes FritoLay plant in Orlando and Gatorade plant in Kissimmee.
Mears: Part-time total includes 1,522 independent contractors.
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.
Coca-Cola: Includes production/distribution center and Make Ready center in Orange County, distribution centers in Brevard and Volusia, and production plant in Apopka.
DRS: Company is a subsidary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. of Italy;
Parrish: Excludes 112 per-diem workers.
Duke: Merged this year with Progress Energy Inc., which owns St. Petersburg-based Progress Energy Florida.
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.
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