In late 2014, Apple had 98,000 total employees worldwide. Of those, 66,000 employees were based in the United States and 16,000 were based in Europe.
Employee benefits available at AT&T include health, dental and vision insurance, access to life and disability insurance and retirement plans. Employees also receive both paid vacation and sick time, as well as bereavement leave, volunteer leave and paid holidays.
As of 2013, Verizon's employee strength stood at 176,800. The number of Verizon employees has been steadily dropping since 2007, when the company employed over 235,000 individuals.
As of June 2014, Facebook had 7,185 employees. Facebook has 14 offices and six data centers in the United States. In addition to its offices in the United States, Facebook has 34 international offices in all corners of the world.
Benefits for AT&T employees differ based on what position an employee holds. Part-time employees are not eligible to receive the full slate of benefits offered to full-time employees.
Automaker General Motors employs 202,000 people as of 2014. GM is one of the Big-3 automakers in the United States.
McDonald's and its franchisees employ approximately 1.9 million employees. McDonald's has more than 35,000 locations in over 100 countries. About 80 percent of locations are franchised.