You are to maintain status at all time during your stay in the U.S. Pay stubs are evidence of this.
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You must be invalid H-1B status at the time of requesting a "transfer". You could run into problems should USC a request proof of your having been in status at the time of the transfer application. Two days worth of pay stubs are nearly not enough to prove this.
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I agree. Your status must be valid.
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If you have only worked for your original employer for two days or you are going to get paid more, then you can file for transfer, however you H1-b is not valid if you are out of work. You should submit an employer letter to confirm your current employment in your transfer application. I think you and your company should consult with an attorney before taking any action. It is possible that your company is in violation of its duties as well.