George Washington pointing Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’ suggests that companies like his be required to pay for benefit funds for gig workers to use as they choose. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Instead of making contract workers full time to give them benefits — therein increasing the cost of business and drastically cutting the availability of service — why not create a new path?

“There has to be a ‘third way’ for gig workers,” suggested Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in an opinion piece written for the New York Times.

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