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This depends on a number of factors. Take an objective look at who was laid off and who was not. If you can assert that more older and/or minority workers were the subject of the layoffs you may have a valid discrimination complaint.
You can file a dual federal EEOC complaint and California Human Relations Complaint simoultaneously with the California Human Relations Commission. The state agency has an agreement with the EEOC to conduct the investigations for both agencies.
There is no cost to you to file the compalint, and the agency can serve as a mediator to resolve the issue with your former employer.
You can find the local HRC office here:
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