There is more than just a little irony in the term "working class." Most business owners work a lot more hours than their employees. 60 to 80 hours weeks are common practice for entreprenuers who want to keep their companies profitable. I had this conversation a few years ago with an employee of mine who made a comment about me making more money than he did. Once I pointed out that I got to work about an hour and a half earlier than he did and stayed at least an hour longer plus came in on Saturdays and a lot of Sundays he got the message.