ATLANTA -- Unions representing Georgia workers have filed suit to stop Gov. Zell Miller from imposing furloughs that would trim about $100 million a year from state spending.

In announcing the furloughs earlier this month, Gov. Miller said that one-day-a-month layoffs of all state workers would help Georgia meet a budget deficit for fiscal 1992 that he said could reach $400 million.

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