The answer to the McConway workers' questions lies in the body of the article regarding its plans to close a foundry in Kutztown.
People are always so quick to place the blame on a remote scapegoat, for example, the POTUS. Oh, yes, let's blame Clinton, Bush II, and the favorite of favorite scapegoats, Obama, for exporting jobs. None of them is to blame. Simply put, the American labor unions priced themselves right out of the market. Business is business. It is not a charity or a church or government. It exists to make a profit without which it dies. Simple arithmetic.