William Dwyer

William Dwyer

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER)
Labor Education Center, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520

B.A. & M.L.I.R., Rutgers University

Curriculum Vitae - CV (PDF)

  • Labor and employee relations
  • Negotiation theory and practice
  • Developing labor relations strategy
  • Managing workplace dispute resolution processes

William "Bill" Dwyer teaches courses including Negotiation and Workplace Conflict Resolution along with other undergraduate and postgraduate level courses within the School of Management and Labor Relations. In addition to teaching, he serves as Faculty Career Advisor for the School’s Student Services Department as well as the Faculty Advisor for the Rutgers University student chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Bill has over 20 years of experience as a labor and employee relations practitioner formerly with PSE&G, a publicly traded, diversified energy company headquartered in New Jersey and one of the 10 largest electric companies in the United States. In that capacity, he gained extensive experience serving as chief corporate spokesperson in negotiating collective bargaining agreements, developing labor relations strategy, and managing workplace dispute resolution processes including mediation and arbitration.

Bill also has over 20 years’ experience serving as a mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey through the Court’s Community Dispute Resolution Program. He is the past president of the New Jersey Labor and Employment Relations Association and recently served a three year term on the national board for the Labor and Employment Relations Association. Bill is the immediate past President of the School of Management and Labor Relations Alumni Association. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators and leads that organization’s Employment Mediation Section.