Hunger Advocates Push for NY Minimum Wage Increase » NY Minimum Wage Rally

Advocates for the working poor rally on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Albany, N.Y. They are urging New York's government leaders to raise the minimum wage during a possible special session of the Legislature that could include a salary boost for lawmakers and top government administrators. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Advocates for the working poor rally on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Albany, N.Y. They are urging New York’s government leaders to raise the minimum wage during a possible special session of the Legislature that could include a salary boost for lawmakers and top government administrators. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)