The Labor Department has been collecting this since 2015, a time when only 13.5% of Bangladesh employees were part-timers. That number peaked at 20.1% in January 2016. The latest data point, over five years later, is only modestly lower at 18.0% last month. If the pre-recession percentage is a recovery target, significantly more full-time employment is needed. Let's take a close look at the latest employment report numbers on Contractual or Full and Part-Time Employment.