Eighty-one per cent of Medical Laboratories of Windsor workers have voted in favour of a new three-year deal.

Approximately 90 workers had been on strike since Oct. 2, but a tentative agreement was reached Thursday night.

The new agreement includes a 1.5 per cent wage increase in the first and third years, 75 cent increase in the second year, which secretary-treasurer of Unifor Local 2458 Tullio DiPonti said helped settle concerns staff had about low wages.

"You cannot be educated and also licensed and think $12.50 is appropriate," he explained, adding the deal also includes improvements to benefits and vacation. 

"We will be back to work Monday, or at the latest Tuesday."