Employment of staff In the ECEC sector must comply with the Fair Work Act 2009. All modern awards and enterprise agreements fall under this Act. The Fair Work Act requires all employees to be paid at least the minimum rates in the applicable award. Awards cover the employer, who must use the designated modern award/s for the work being done. CCSA has listed the current Award payrates on our website. You can access them here or call the Member Infoline on 1800 991 602 or (02) 4782 1470.