Your boss makes money by not paying you for the full value of your labour.
Pass it on...
@kawaiipunk I don't have a boss
@kawaiipunk but you are your own boss
@kawaiipunk my store literally has a live tracker of daily labor costs on the screen so when the number is negative we can literally see in real time the money that is being stolen from us whose idea was that?
Reminds me of the old IWW soapboxing shtick:
"Help! I've been robbed!"
"I've been robbed by the capitalist class!"
@kawaiipunk I dare say it's more complicated, but still just as serious. The total salary of all employees involved in the realisation of a product will - as you say - be lower than the value of the employees' total labour. But in a long and complicated production chain there will be employees (esp. in the global north) that are paid much more than what anybody can honestly estimate their labour's value.
This is only true if the labour theory of value is true.
Pass it on... (as well as the debunkings of said theory).
If that is a problem for you, go independent/ freelance!
@haagen The market then becomes your boss
@kawaiipunk or you become its
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