Local business seeks to hire teenagers amid worker shortage

July 9, 2021 7:05 PM

Rania Kaur

Posted: July 9, 2021 7:05 PM

Updated: July 9, 2021 7:08 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. — It’s not a new idea, but certainly one that’s less and less talked about; hiring teenagers.

A nationwide hiring crisis has left businesses and restaurants struggling to stay open, and after one local business suffered similar hiring struggles they’re looking for young people to fill in the gaps.

The owner of North Hill on Garland Pub, David Hayes, calls the hiring process right now, brutal, and after hitting walls he did what many of us do, turn to Facebook with a solution.

“My first job was at Denny’s on Sprague, down here on Sprague at Fancher, and Scott, the general manager of that store was willing to take us on as kids, but we had…

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