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New York teens are making $70 an hour by babysitting, sports instructing
Labor shortages create demand for teen workers, 16-year-old starts business to hire them
Gabe Jaffe, Teen Hampton founder, and Austin Brod, a Teen Hampton babysitter, share how they are changing the work landscape with a new company focused on teen workers.
Unemployment among teens may be at a 70-year low — but New York teenagers have a new opportunity to rake in the cash.
Teen Hampton, a business founded by teens for teens, is hiring high school-aged kids to offer sports lessons, babysitting services, lifeguarding and more this summer — and they could get paid $70 an hour.
Teen Hampton founder Gabe Jaffe, who is just 16 years old, joined "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday morning to discuss the idea behind the business.
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"Our services, really everyone needs, everyone wants," he said. "And we felt that by providing a central marketplace for parents to find high-quality babysitters, high-quality instructors … it would be a great idea."