It is not clear what you are asking, as there is no H-B or HOB visa in the US. If you are speaking about H-1Bs, not having pay stubs means USCIS will require that you obtain an H-1B visa stamp abroad after they approve the petition and before you can begin work.
Your employer needs to retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise them, and handle the case. Your employer can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.
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If you are concerned that you did not maintain status because you were not paid, you should discuss your concerns with a competent immigration attorney. The company attorney will advise the attorney whether the new petition will be filed seeking extension or consular process.
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