I'm not sure they got paid, this time. the article was a little confusing to me. it seems like they were voting on whether to play in the summer or in the winter. location didn't seem to be an option. if the question is between those two, move it to the winter because I don't want players to die.
I think that there's probably a concerted effort being planned behind the scenes to push for changing the location. you can't really come at Blatter piecemeal.