Iowa's employers are saying the state's worker shortage is creating major challenges for meeting demand coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. WIth more jobs than people to fill them, finding qualified workers is harder than ever. We'll look at what the current labor force looks like as well as what's being done to remove barriers to finding work. We'll also look at some of the pipeline programs and how some of the state's policy decisions may be impacting the labor market. Finally, we'll close the week looking at some of the challenges facing employers as workers return from the pandemic amid a record number of remote-work opportunities.