Statement from decisonmaker’s direct supervisor that person should not be hired because of the person’s age and illness of that person’s spouse is direct evidence of age and disability discrimination. By Colin W. Walsh on January 7, 2015 Posted in Age discrimination, Disability discrimination “[T]he remarks appear to meet the other requirements of direct evidence.” E.E.O.C. v. DynMcDermott Petroleum Ops. Co., 537 Fed. Appx. 437, 444 (5th Cir. July 26, 2013) (Davis, Graves, and Higginson, JJ.).