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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 workers were the subject of the layoffs you may have a valid discrimination complaint.
You can file a dual federal EEOC complaint and Georgia Human Relations Complaint. You may also be abe to sustain a complaint with the California Human Relations Commission if you can assert the California Job was eliminated on a pretext to avoid offering the position to you. Both state agencies have an agreement with the EEOC to coordinate investigations. This means you can file one complaint with Georgia and one with California and check the box that you want the complaint to be forwarded to the EEOC
There is no cost to you to file the compalint, and the state agency can serve as a mediator to resolve the issue with your former employer.
Here is the Georgia agency:
You can find the local California HRC office here:
You also may want to consult an employment law attorney to discuss a private action. Most will meet with you to assess your case at little or no cost. Youcan find employment law attorneys here:
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