Star 200: footnotes and corrections

2013-04-28T00:00:00Z Star 200: footnotes and corrections Arizona Daily Star
April 28, 2013 12:00 am

• Fry's Food Stores submitted an inflated employee count in last year's survey, but the actual number was unavailable.

• Employment figures submitted by Northwest Medical Center last year were too low because some operations were not included.

• Employment figures submitted by Carondelet Heath Network last year were inflated and have been corrected in the database to 4,014 full-time equivalent employees.

• The employment count submitted for Fox Restaurants Concepts was erroneously low in last year's survey and was adjusted to 300 in the database.

• Employment numbers for The Sundt Cos. are accurate for this year but were likely too high in the previous few years, the company said.

• Nova Home Loans employment count for last year was too high and was adjusted to 320 FTEs.

• Brinker International (Chili's) corrected its employment count for last year's survey to 260.

• The Pascua Yaqui tribe gave an estimate of 850 FTEs for 2012; those numbers do not include Casino del Sol, which reports separately.

New and returning

• OptumRx opened a pharmacy services call center in Tucson in late 2012 and joins the Star 200 with 300 employees and plans for further hiring.

• Sun Van is a new Star 200 entrant, separate from longtime listee Sun Tran though the operations share administration.

• Rural/Metro Corp. has rejoined the Star 200 after an absence of several years.

• Sprouts Farmers Market joins the Star 200 after acquiring Sunflower Markets last year, adding three stores to its existing Sprouts location.

• Eegee's is now listed under its corporate name, CEO Foods Inc.

• The assets of Eurofresh Inc. were acquired in a bankruptcy auction in April by Texas-based NatureSweet Ltd. The entry has been changed to EuroFresh Farms, the existing brand name.

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