Folio magazine’s Dylan Stableford reports that Capitol File magazine won’t allow its sales team to attend magazine parties. “They stand in the lobby—and stay in the lobby,” said Greenspun Media president Michael T. Carr. Why? “Their job is to schmooze, not–as it often happens–booze,” writes Stableford.

Although you can be tempted to say “Oh, that’s no fun,” is it really so bad to expect your workers to, well, work?