Representatives of state government should take a good look at what’s occurring with the local job market before deciding on any new policies.

Cheryl A. Mayforth, director of the Jefferson County Department of Employment and Training at The WorkPlace, said there are 3,000 job openings here that are likely to be left vacant. Mayforth said there simply aren’t enough people to fill all these jobs.

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