Women's participation is absolutely necessary, because it is the basic capital in development. The use of female labor is aimed at increasing the participation or the role of women in society (Aninomous, 2000). Most women in Indonesia seek to cover the shortfall because of the husband's income needs of families of small and erratic. They are also forced to work because her husband got a disaster, illness and accidents so that women become heads of households. Women should be wise in managing household spending. Daily routine expenditures are basic needs such as food and school transport must be arranged properly. This study aims to determine the characteristics of women workers in share time with duties as a housewife, and identify factors driving and inhibiting female workers in carrying out his job as a laborer women in TPI Tumumpa Manado North Sulawesi. Data collection is done on women workers transporting fish from fishing boats catching pajeko, by observation, interviews, and questionnaires. The data obtained were processed and analyzed descriptively. Descriptive analysis performed for the interpretation of the data for the conclusion. Descriptive data analysis will provide an overview description of the sentences that are connected with the existing theory, through simple calculations like; the sum, average, and percentage. Based on the results of research and discussion, it can be concluded: 1) general factors that encourage women to work as laborers because of the economic needs of the family are insufficient, 2) work as a carrier of the fishery conducted on the sidelines of time between work as a housewife and opportunities of labor demand increases during the season good fish, 3) factors inhibiting women workers in doing their jobs is job competition with male workers, and 4) women fish transport has an important economic role for the family to actively participate in productive activities and earn income which can add to the family income, but still play a role as housewife and community activities.