09/12/2014 10:57 EDT | Updated 11/12/2014 05:59 EST

Bombardier striking workers vote 85% to accept new contract

It will be back to business for Bombardier Transportation and more than 900 striking workers in Thunder Bay.

A total of 85 per cent of workers who voted Friday morning cast ballots in favour of the new contract.

Hundreds of workers came out for a briefing in the Community Auditorium before voting.

Unifor's leadership did not make a recommendation on the recently negotiated deal. 

Unifor Local 1075 president Domenic Pasqualino had predicted earlier Friday that the vote would be closer this time than the supervised vote last month in which more than 80 per cent of members who voted disapproved of Bombardier's offer.

More to come